GURUGRAM: Three men were arrested on Thursday for allegedly assaulting, abusing and chopping off a Muslim man’s beard in Gurugram, here, police said.
The accused were identified as Gaurav, Eklash from Uttar Pradesh and Nitin from Harayana, the police said.
The incident occurred on July 31 when the accused started insulting Jaffruddin in Khandsa Mandi. “Jaffruddin initially ignored the religious insults but he finally retorted. Following which, the accused persons assaulted Jaffruddin. Then they took him to a saloon and chopped his beard off”, Gurgaon Police PRO Subhash Bokan told PTI.
Before leaving the saloon, the accused warned Jaffruddin against contacting the police, the officer said.
On the next day, Jaffruddin approached sector 37 Police Station and registered a case. A native of Haryana’s Mewat, Jaffruddin had come to Gurgaon to meet his friend Ibrahim.