Religious fanatics forcibly turn off the loudspeaker !
Lucknow (U.P.) – Religious fanatics beat a Hindu man named ‘Swaraj Singh’ for using loudspeaker in the temple. This incident took place in Achchheja village of Gautm Buddha Nagar district. After Swaraj Singh filed a complaint, Afzal, Sharafat and Gulzar have been arrested.
A complaint was made by a devotee of himself being beaten up by locals over the issue of playing loudspeakers from a temple in a village under the Dankaur police station limits. His complaint has been registered and a probe has been launched: Vishal Pandey, ADCP, Greater Noida pic.twitter.com/4vqrF3iSr2
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Swaraj Singh stated in the complaint that, ‘every day Bhajans and Arti are played on loudspeaker. On 4th September 2020, few religious fanatics threatened to turn off the loudspeaker. I opposed this threat. However they forcibly turned off the loudspeaker. In the afternoon when I went to collect grass along with my daughter in the field, they brutally beat me with sticks. Afzal, Sharafat and Gulzar threatened to kill me if the loudspeaker is ever turned on.’
3 accused have been arrested for this matter and the incident is under investigation. For the sake of security a Police force has been deployed in the village, said ADCP Vishal Pandey.