New Delhi, July 24: In yet another shocking incident,a Muslim man from Madhya Pradesh was allegedly beaten up by members of a right-wing organisation at marriage registrar office in Ghaziabad as he wanted to marry a Hindu girl. The victim identified as Sahil works at a company in Noida and fell in love with his colleague Preeti Singh, a girl from Bijnor. The duo decided to tie the knot but their parents were not in the favour of their marriage. Also Read - Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh Announce Free COVID-19 Vaccine After BJP's Poll Promise in Bihar
“After they fell in love, they decided to marry as their parents were not agreeing. The girl is a Rajput by caste and the man was Muslim. The couple wanted to register their marriage at Ghaziabad court as a friend told that it is safe and easy process there,” The Hindu quoted a police official as saying. Also Read - Ballia Firing: UP Police Takes Custody of BJP Leader Dhirendra Singh
On Monday, when Preeti and Sahil reached the Ghaziabad court to meet an advocate, a crowd barged into the advocate’s chamber and started a scuffle with the man. However, police reached the spot immediately and took the couple to the Sihani Gate police station. A video of the assault inside the court premises has gone viral on social media.
Though the couple refused to file any complaint, the police took suo-motu cognisance and registered case against 2 known and several unidentified people.