Hyderabad: In Saifabad area, panic prevailed for a short time when miscreants attacked the worshipers coming out of Masjid Afsar Jung last evening.
According to the details of the incident, when Umesh (19) was passing near the RBI, his motorbike hit an autorickshaw. After the accident, he physically assaulted the autorickshaw driver. Later, he called six persons from the nearby Naubat Pahad.
At that time, the worshippers were coming out of the masjid. The miscreants entered the masjid and assaulted Khaja Ahmeduddin and Waliuddin. They received serious injuries. The other worshippers telephoned police control room.
Saifabad Police team reached the spot immediately. Police picket was posted near the masjid. The injured persons were sent to Osmania General Hospital for treatment.
Mr. Venugopal Reddy, ACP, Saifabad told that this incident took place when Umesh hit the auto. He was driving the vehicle under intoxicated condition.
A case has been registered and investigations have started.