After an ex-military man was assaulted by pantry automotive workers inside a practice, right-wing journalists and BJP leaders falsely claimed that the ‘Muslim mafia was behind the assault’.
One journalist even uploaded the pictures of a number of Muslim males on social media, calling them “attackers.”
In line with Alt Information, the person who was assaulted mentioned in a video that “two or three members of the pantry automotive got here and did this to me.” He was pointing at his accidents as he mentioned this.
Alt Information said: “Whereas listening to the person’s narration within the viral video, we discovered the person saying: ‘…In S4…on either side (of the ghost practice) there are 5 to 6 Muslims. Round 5:15 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. they block the passage and supply namaz. I wish to go to the toilet and I used to be denied entry a number of occasions. After they completed the namaz, I sat there and began providing prayers to my gods. Once you supply namaz you do not dare to cease it… now I’m beginning my namaz. I did (prayers) for 2, three minutes, after which two or three members of the pantry automotive got here and did this to me (pointing to his accidents)…’It’s price noting that the person doesn’t blame Muslim males for the assault. ”
The incident befell on the Swarn Jayanti Specific which was en path to Visakhapatnam from Hazrat Nizamuddin on 20 November.
The struggle broke out between pantry cart workers and Vilas Naik, a retired soldier, in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul, Occasions Now additionally reported.
The Occasions Now report said: “When the pantry’s automotive supervisor, Harvesh Shrivastava, tried to intervene, a struggle broke out between him and the previous soldier. Pantry workers additionally began beating Naik. In line with Shrivastava, the ex-soldier resorted to violence when he went to settle the matter. The pantry automotive supervisor additionally alleged that he suffered a neck harm.”
Professional-Hindutva journalists and BJP leaders had been fast on social media to unfold venom in opposition to Muslims shortly after the assault.
Sagar Kumar, a journalist for the pro-BJP propaganda channel Sudarshan Information, shared this clip and wrote: “Jihadists brutally assault Hindu brother on practice.” This video gained shut to at least one lakh views and round 5,000 retweets, Alt Information reported.
Dainik Bhaskar journalist Rahul Sharma shared footage of 5 Muslim males, claiming they assaulted a former navy man after the latter requested for a manner of passage whereas providing namaz.
The top of social media for the UP BJP youth wing, Richa Rajpoot, shared the video and made the identical declare, a fact-checking web site discovered.