Guarakshaks thrashed two men and a woman over alleged suspicion of beef transportation in Seoni town of Madhya Pradesh. One of the attackers Shubham Baghel is the head of the Sri Ram Sena and he has been arrested in various crimes in the past.
The police have arrested in connection with the assault after a video of the said incident went viral in social media. The said incident is believed to have took place on May 22 and the police learnt about the incident when the video of the thrashing went viral on May 24.
The attackers also were forcing the victims to chant Jai Sriram slogans. Another viral video of the sad incident shows the attackers forced one of the victims to slap his wife with slipper and chant Jai Sri Ram slogan. Five accused behind the incident — Shubham Baghel, a history sheeter, Deepesh Namdev, Rohit Yadav, Sandip Uike and Shyam Deharia have been arrested by the police. They have been booked under section 292, 323 and 506 of the IPC. The police claimed that three persons engaged in transporting beef including Taufiq, Anjum Shama and Dilip Malviya too have been arrested under anti cow slaughter act and were remanded to judicial custody by a court, said media reports
According to reports, Shubham and his friends intercepted an auto rickshaw as they suspected that the couple on board was carrying beef. Instead of intimating police, they started thrashing the trio including the driver of the auto rickshaw.
The viral video shows two men beaten up badly by a group as the victims haplessly plead them let them go. A crowd also gathered on the spot but no one came to the rescue of the trio.