Watch: Muslim migrant workers punished for not paying Ganpati donation

, 10:23 AM IST

Pune: Muslim migrant workers at a bakery targeted by the Hindu gang were allegedly made to do sit-ups for refusing to pay them enough money to fund Ganeshotsav, upcoming festival.

11 young Muslim workers, in the age-group of 20-30 were forced to do sit-ups as punishment on the busy road.

A purported video of the incident, which occurred at a bakery in Bhosari area on August 15, has gone viral, while the three accused have been arrested, police said.

A complaint was filed by one of the workers, Irshad Mommammed Ayub Khan, and a case under IPC sections 294 (obscene act or words in public), 341 (wrongful confinement), 385 (extortion) and 506 (criminal intimidation) was registered, the official said, adding investigations are underway.