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Muslim taxi driver beaten up in Mumbai suburb, asked to chant Jai Shri Ram

A case has been registered against 3 men under IPC sections 295 (hurting religious sentiments) and 392 (robbery) for allegedly beating up the cab driver.

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Thane: Three men have been arrested by police here in Maharashtra for allegedly beating up a Muslim cab driver and later asking him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram‘.

A case under IPC sections 295 (hurting religious sentiments) and 392 (robbery) was registered by Mumbra police, said Deputy Commissioner of Police S S Burse.

According to the complainant, Faizal, who drives a cab for an online aggregator, he took some passengers to Diva town in the district Saturday night, the officer said.

Faizal told police that while returning, he got into a quarrel with four or five men, who were in an inebriated state, and they beat him up.

When the accused realized that he was a Muslim, they asked him to say ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

Three men have been arrested and a search was on to nab the other accused, anotpti her police official said, without revealing the arrested men’s names.

Also read: When Jai Shri Ram became a political tool to heckle Muslim MPs, it lost something


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  1. So any body can make such claims & presstitute media will highlight it. If this is not inciting communal riots what else is ? On hearsay they put out such headlines. Its just like Pakistan where if a Muslim accuses some one of blasphemy he or she is lynched.

  2. Nowadays, it is a fashion for muslims to violate law and then blame the opposition party with communal angle to get away.

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