Goons attack a Muslim family in Gurugram, police arrest one and denies communal angle

In another of incident that is being given communal colour, dozens of goons assaulted three to four people belonging to a Muslim family in Bhondsi area of Gurugram.

The incident is of Holi (March 21) and the video showing the assault has surfaced online fueling further outrage.

Reports go as far as to claim that the goons told the Muslim family to go to Pakistan.

Meanwhile, police officials said that FIR on basis of statements of complainants has been registered and one accused has been arrested.

The police have even registered complaint for attempt to murder among other sections.

ACP (Crime) Shamsher Singh said that the victims were playing cricket outside their residence in Bhup Singh Nagar in Gurugram around 5 pm on Holi when the incident took place.

As the victims tried to escape, a few attackers followed them and thrashed them inside their house until Shahid lost consciousness.

One of the victims filmed the entire incident in Gurugram. “We have video grabs of the incident and efforts are on to identify other accused,” Singh added.

Police has appealed the locals to to live peacefully and maintain harmony and has enhanced the police presence in the area to avert any sense of fear.

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