NEW DELHI – A 40-year-old cleric was allegedly attacked by three-car borne people after he refused to say — Jai Shri Ram.
According to reports published in a leading news agency, the incident took place Delhi‘s Rohini Sector 20 on Thursday evening when the victim identified as Maulana Mohammad Momin was taking a stroll near the mosque cum madrasa.
The Maulana in his formal complaint to the police on Friday said that at around 6.45 pm, a white car stopped on the road and its three occupants called him. The car had ‘Jai Shri Ram’ written on its windscreen.
“Three men in their mid-thirties tried to shake hand with me. I was suspicious of their intentions, but nevertheless shook hand with them,” Momin said.
Three men in their mid-thirties asked about the Maulana’s well being to which he replied, “By the grace of Allah, I am good. They objected to it and asked him to read some religious lines but he avoided and refused to chant Jai Shree Ram.