Muslim dosa seller threatened, cart vandalised for naming business after Hindu deity
30/08/2021 19:28 - admin
A group of people threatened a Muslim dosa seller and vandalised his cart in Mathura because his business was named after a Hindu deity. An FIR has been lodged by the local police in the matter.
A group of people threatened a Muslim dosa seller and vandalised his cart in Mathura for "naming his business after a Hindu deity". (Photo: Twitter)
Uttar Pradesh, India: The police in Mathura filed an FIR after some people threatened a Muslim dosa seller and vandalised his cart because his business was named after a Hindu deity.
A video clip of the incident circulating on social media showed the men tearing down the board which said ‘Shrinath Dosa Corner’.
One of the men was heard saying Hindu people will mistakenly come to eat at his stall. Another man was heard in the purported video asking the dosa seller why he was not using a Muslim name for the stall.
The group also chanted a slogan calling "Krishna devotees" to "purify" Mathura.
The incident took place on August 18 at Vikas Bazar under Kotwali Police Station area, when a few men accosted Irfan, the dosa seller.
The police registered a case on Saturday under section 427 (mischief causing damage) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code against unknown people.
“Deterrent action would be taken against the lawbreakers,” SP city Martand Prakash Singh said, adding the hunt for the accused is on.