Delhi Police arrests five for allegedly assaulting madrasa students for refusing to say ‘Jai Mata Ki’

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested five persons, all in their 20s, in connection with an alleged assault on threemadrasa students in the Begumpur area of the city.

Delhi Police arrests five for allegedly assaulting madrasa students for refusing to say 'Jai Mata Ki'

“There had been a scuffle in a park in purview of Begumpur police station, the police has lodged an FIR according to the statements made by the victims and are investigating the case. We have arrested five people. All of them are basically students, they are in their early 20s,” DCP (Outer) Vikramjit Singh told reporters here.

A 17-year-old Muslim boy sustained a fracture and two of his fellow Madrasa students were injured after they were allegedly thrashed by a group of men for refusing to chant ‘Jai Mata Ki’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ at a park in Outer Delhi’s Begampur area.

The men who beat up the boys have not been identified, however, a case in the matter has been registered and the police are looking into the matter.

The injured, Dilkash, Ajmal and Naeem were discharged after treatment.