A legislation scholar was crushed up and allegedly compelled to chant faith slogans by a gaggle of scholars at his hostel room close to Hyderabad, a video of which has gone viral.
Himank Bansal, a first-year scholar at ICFAI Basis for Larger Training (IFHE) in Hyderabad, was slapped, kicked and had his arms twisted, the video confirmed. He’s additionally heard chanting “Jai Mata Di” and “Allahu Akbar” slogans, because the accused continued beating him.
“We wish to repair his ideology. We are going to beat him into coma and he’ll bear in mind an entire new world,” an accused mentioned. Considered one of them snatched his pockets and advised one other, “Take all the cash you need.”
5 of the whole 12 college students charged with try and homicide have been taken into custody. The remaining seven are on the run. All of them have been suspended by the enterprise college.
The incident occurred on November 1 after Himank made feedback towards the Prophet on social media. A case was registered after he approached the police and filed a criticism stating that he was bodily and sexually assaulted, mentioned police.
In his criticism, he additionally alleged that the scholars threatened to beat him to demise if he did not take his trousers off. Himank additionally tweeted the incident, tagging Telangana minister KT Rama Rao and the Cyderabad Police Commissioner.
Cyberabad Police Commissioner Stephen Raveendra mentioned there’s “no north-south angle” within the incident and that the scholar was compelled to chant slogans of each the religions.
The enterprise college, in a press release, mentioned it has “zero tolerance in the direction of such undesirable acts”. The establishment mentioned “they’d acted with alacrity and brought a call to droop all 12 involved college students” concerned within the incident.
The BJP has demanded a correct investigation into the matter and slammed the Ok Chandrashekhar Rao-led Telangana authorities for not taking fast motion. “It isn’t about faith right here. It’s pseudo-secularism the place such provocative incidents go unnoticed,” BJP chief Rachana Reddy advised information company ANI.