In yet another case of religious intolerance, two Muslim youths were allegedly tortured by Mumbai cops for hours at the Bandra Police station leaving them unconscious.
Asif Shaikh and Danish Shaikh, 19-year-old were allegedly detained by Mumbai cops on suspicion of being Pakistani terrorists or ISIS agents on Saturday, a leading daily reported.
However, later it was revealed that the teenagers were engineering students studying in Rizvi College and had no links with any tainted organization.
The shocking incident happened on Friday night, when Asif who works as a gym trainer and Danish were on their way to home from Bhabha Hospital, when they were allegedly picked up by the police.
According to sources, Asif was hit with belts and batons and Danish slapped and punched, after they fall unconscious, the police finally made a call to their parents to take them back.
Victims’ relatives and neighbours allege that both Asif and Danish were detained and grilled for over three hours and were beaten badly. They were even asked to “leave India and go to Pakistan” by the police, they said.
The parents also alleged that “The cops told the victims parents that they should say that the public assaulted their children and not the cops”.
“Even if you lodge a complaint, it will not yield any result”, so better take Rs 50,000 or more and keep your mouth shut”, the cop threatened to the youths.