A gaggle of saints have been attacked in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh after some individuals suspected them to be little one lifters.
The saints from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have been on their manner in a automotive to Ratlam from Indore once they stopped at Pithampur Sector 1 of Dhar district to hunt instructions from a boy, the police stated.
However, the boy ran away suspecting them to be little one kidnappers.
Soon, locals gathered on the spot, surrounded their multi-utility automobile and began attacking them.
A video of the incident confirmed a number of males blocking the way in which as many recorded movies on their cell telephones whereas others have been seen slapping the saints sitting contained in the automobile. The locals may be heard accusing the saints of being little one lifters.
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The saints have been handed over to the police after the assault.
The police stated they’ve began an investigation after they obtained data and a video of the incident. A case has additionally been filed in opposition to the locals for attacking the saints, the police stated.
In February 2020, one farmer had died and 5 others have been severely injured after they have been attacked by lots of of villagers on the suspicion of being child-lifters in Dhar district.