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10-Year-Old Slapped, Forced To Chant “Jai Shri Ram” In MP

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  • 10 year old physically assaulted in MP.
  • The victim was forced to chant Jai Shri Ram.
  • Case registered against accused under sections 295 A and 323 of IPC

KHANDWA: The Pandhana PS, Khandwa MP have registered a case against the accused Ajay, involved in beating and forcing a 10 year old to chant “Jai Shri Ram”.

An FIR has been filed on a complaint filed by the boy’s father. The 10-year-old, a student of a private school in Pandhana, was on way for his tuition on Wednesday, when he was stopped by the accused, Ajay, and forced to chant “Jai Shri Ram”. When he refused, he was slapped twice, the child said.

After narating the ordeal to his parents at home, the father of the victim moved the PS to lodge a complaint against Ajay.

A senior police officer of the area, Anil Chauhan, said: “A complaint has been received in thana (police station) Pandhana that a student going to school was manhandled by Ajai and asked to raise slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’. A case has been registered in this matter. After investigation, if we get evidence, the accused can be arrested and we can put up a chargesheet.”

The accused has been charged under sections Sections 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings) and 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code.

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