New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said today.
After the incident, tension prevails in the area, with hundreds of Sikhs staging protest demanding the arrest of the accused.
The incident took place around 7.30 PM yesterday when Ranjeet Singh Thapar, who runs autorickshaw, was returning home from his work.
Via Seva 84 Charity:
“Seva84 are receiving many messages regarding 60 year old Ranjit Singh, an auto driver who was attacked by 3 criminals in what appears to be a race attack in Bhogal Delhi earlier today.
There is a lot of speculation, but the information we have at present is : Kesh of Ranjit Singh has been forcibly cut, and acid was thrown on the head and body. Sikhs are currently protesting outside Nizamudeen Police Station because the police are refusing to register a FIR.
NGO Seva84 (charitable Aid organisation) and Team United Sikh Mission (Sikh activists) are currently on ground”