Young man beaten by 20-30 people in Arrah, Bihar for posting in support of Nupur Sharma  

A young man was severely assaulted in Arrah, Bihar’s Bhojpur district, after posting a message in favor of Nupur Sharma.

A few days ago, Deepak, a resident of Aara made a Facebook post in favour of Nupur Sharma. After that, a young man by the name of Raees posted lewd comments on his post. This sparked a heated debate. Raees and Deepak were both drinking tea on Tuesday night in Ramgarhia, Arrah. The Facebook post sparked a debate in the meanwhile. The two engaged in a violent struggle.

About 20 to 30 young people along with Raees approached Deepak and eventually attacked him. According to a report by Dainik Bhaskar, the proprietor of the tea business was severely injured, and the store was also damaged. Following the event, the area was tense. Others showed up in the young man’s defense. Following the tense moment, the cops marched with flags. Raids were also carried out to find the assailants, although no FIR has yet been filed.

Along with the police force, the district’s officers arrived at the scene. When the accused saw the cops, he ran away. People came in support of Deepak during this time. The police defused the situation after noticing the rising tension.