Dehradun: A Muslim boy was beaten up by a mob after he was found with a Hindu girl who was said to be around 18 years old, he was found in a hotel room with a minor girl from the Hindu community in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district on Monday.
The incident took place in the morning when some people saw the teenager with a girl in a hotel room. Not satisfied with beating the boy, the mob put a garland of shoes around his neck and paraded him in the area.
The boy hails from Bijnore district in UP and worked as a barber. They also ransacked the shop where the teenager worked and damaged other shops belonging to members of the minority community in the area.
With tension airing up, all the shops in the area were closed and the police force was deployed at the spot. ‘A case is being registered against the youth and police will also probe the violence. Anyone found guilty of taking the law into their hands will not be spared.’ Ajay Rautela, DIG Garhwal, said.