n a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad, a teenaged Muslim boy was assaulted and thrashed for entering a temple to quench his thirst.
The incident came to light after a video of a man beating the young boy and asking why did he enter the temple went viral on social media.
As per the reports, Ghaziabad police arrested the man for assaulting the boy who just stepped inside the temple for drinking water.
“According to a instagram account (hinduektasanghh), A muslim kid was mercilessly beaten for drinking water in a temple,” tweeted Zubair.
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) March 12, 2021
The issue was also raised by Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on his Twitter handle by sharing a clip of the video. In the video, the accused man is seen asking the name of the victim and questioning him for entering the religious place. Immediately after that, he is seen hurling abuses at him and later beating him up.