Five miscreants arrested for assaulting Kashmiri shawl trader
Kashmir News Trust Web Desk
West Bengal: Five persons have been arrested for assaulting a Kashmiri shawl trader in West Bengal’s Nadia district, police said on Thursday.
Jawed Ahmed Khan, 27, was assaulted by a mob in Taherpur area on February 18 and forced to chant Vande Mataram.
The video of the act had gone viral on social media and garnered wide spread condemnation.
A police officer told IANS that Khan’s safety was being ensured.
Khan, a resident of Soibugh area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, had been visiting the state for past nearly a decade.
The attack took place four days after a suicide bomber killed 49 CRPF troopers in Kashmir.