Srinagar: A group of Kashmiri students have alledgedly been attacked over eating beef at Mewar University in Chittorgarh of Rajasthan, a local news gathering agency reported.
The students alleged that their rooms were ransacked and stones were thrown at them by students belonging to a particular community.
“They (attackers) also abused us and threatened us of dire consequences. We somehow hid ourselves in a room and saved ourselves from the unruly mob,” the students said.
Following the incident, the students said, local police arrived in the hostel and brought the situation under control. The police however detained four Kashmiri students identified as Shakeeb Hafeez, Showkat Ali Bhat, Muhammad Maqbool and Hilal Farooqi.
In-charge caretaker of the University, Tariq Sofi said over phone that the incident had happened after a group of locals came to know about the consumption of beef by Kashmiri boys. He said police rushed to the spot and “sorted out the matter”.