A video that went viral in Uttarakhand shows a group of men harassing a Muslim couple and demanding money from them to set them free in Kashipur area of Udham Singh Nagar.Meanwhile, Uttarakhand top cop BS Siddhu has ordered registration of an FIR in the case.
The video has been shot near Tumaria Dam, 12 km from Kashipur.
According to police, no one has yet filed a complaint in this regard.
The video shows the men misbehaving with the couple, asking them to reveal the proof of their identity by holding them hostage.
The girl victim then flag down an elderly Muslim fellow on a motorbike seeking his help for their from the goons.
The miscreants later demanded Rs 1,000 to set them free.
“”Strict action would be taken against the accused persons,” DGP BS Siddhu was quoted by a newspaper as saying.