RAMNAGAR: A video of a Sikh Sub-Inspector saving a Muslim man from being lynched by angry mob led by Hindu activists is being shared widely on social media.
As reported by The Lallantop, the incident took place on May 24 when a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl met inside at a famous Girija Temple in Uttarakhand’s Ramnagar.
The couple got surrounded by an aggressive mob who lost their cool upon knowing that both of them belonged to different religions and started heckling the couple.
In the video, the officer, Gagandeep Singh, is seen intervened and confronted the the agitated mob all by himself. He even hugged the Muslim man tightly and kept on shielding him from the blows as they continuously tried to hit.
When Gagandeep refused to hand over the boy fearing he would be lynched by the agitated mob, the group started critisised him.
“Pyaar aa raha hai bohot aapko, kis baat ka pyaar kar rahe ho?”, said a man belonging to the mob.
The crowd yelled at him and later chanted anti-police slogans “Police prashasan murdabad” also.
In-charge of Ramnagar police station Vikram Rathore confirmed the incident and said the mob comprised of members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal.