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Singhu: Another labourer attacked by Nihang

A driver, originally from Bihar, was allegedly beaten by a Nihang after he refused to give him a free chicken

Sabrangindia 23 Oct 2021

Singhu: Another labourer attacked by Nihang

Days after a Dalit labourer was allegedly murdered by a Nihang group at the Singhu border, The Tribune reported another group member allegedly assaulted a labourer on October 21, 2021 after he refused to hand over a chicken for free.

According to Kundli police, the accused Nihang Naveen was arrested after locals brought him before authorities. The man stopped poultry supplier Manoj Paswan on the road on Thursday and asked him to give him one of the chickens for free. When Paswan refused, Naveen attacked him with a lathi and broke his leg.

In a video that went viral on social media, Paswan said that he could not give him the chicken because he was responsible for delivering the whole stock.

“If there is any missing, I would be accused of theft. I took out a slip from my pocket to show him the count. While taking out the slip, the accused saw a beedi in my pocket. He accused me of smoking beedi at the protest site. I told him that I had not smoked beedi at the site… but he started assaulting me with a stick,” said Paswan in the video.

Nearly a week before Thursday, daily-wage labourer Lakhbir Singh was tortured and murdered by members of the same Nihang group near the Delhi border. Lakhbir’s hand was cut off and his body was hung from a police barricade for allegedly desecrating Sikh’s holy text Guru Granth Sahib.

Naveen was taken to court on the same day for intentionally causing hurt.

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Singhu: Another labourer attacked by Nihang

A driver, originally from Bihar, was allegedly beaten by a Nihang after he refused to give him a free chicken

Singhu: Another labourer attacked by Nihang

Days after a Dalit labourer was allegedly murdered by a Nihang group at the Singhu border, The Tribune reported another group member allegedly assaulted a labourer on October 21, 2021 after he refused to hand over a chicken for free.

According to Kundli police, the accused Nihang Naveen was arrested after locals brought him before authorities. The man stopped poultry supplier Manoj Paswan on the road on Thursday and asked him to give him one of the chickens for free. When Paswan refused, Naveen attacked him with a lathi and broke his leg.

In a video that went viral on social media, Paswan said that he could not give him the chicken because he was responsible for delivering the whole stock.

“If there is any missing, I would be accused of theft. I took out a slip from my pocket to show him the count. While taking out the slip, the accused saw a beedi in my pocket. He accused me of smoking beedi at the protest site. I told him that I had not smoked beedi at the site… but he started assaulting me with a stick,” said Paswan in the video.

Nearly a week before Thursday, daily-wage labourer Lakhbir Singh was tortured and murdered by members of the same Nihang group near the Delhi border. Lakhbir’s hand was cut off and his body was hung from a police barricade for allegedly desecrating Sikh’s holy text Guru Granth Sahib.

Naveen was taken to court on the same day for intentionally causing hurt.

Related:

Is Nihang leader Baba Aman closely connected to Agriculture Minister Tomar?

Kundli murder: NCSC Chief writes to Punjab DGP over villagers denying last rites to Dalit victim

Kundli murder in no way related to the farmers’ struggle: Farmer leaders

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