NEW DELHI: Gurgaon Muslim family withdraws complaint twenty two days after allegedly attacked by a mob on Holi in Bhondsi’s Bhoop Singh Nagar.
According to Indian Express reports, the family and the accused claimed to have reached an “understanding” and agreed to withdraw the FIRs registered in the matter.
An affidavits was submitted in court earlier this week by complainant Dilshad, Sajid’s nephew stating that the men arrested for the crime are “innocent”.
“Now we have no objection to the case against Rajsingh… being dismissed and his bail granted,” the affidavit states.
Confirming the development, Sajid said, “We have agreed to an understanding because if we want to stay in this society, we have to listen to the society too. We would like the families and households of both sides to remain intact.”
SHO of Bhondsi police station Inspector Surender Kumar said, “They have reached an oral agreement.”
Following the altercation over playing cricket, at least 35-40 people barged into the house of Mohammed Dilshad alias Shamshad with batons, hockey sticks and iron rods while others pelted the family with stones from outside on Holi in Bhondsi’s Bhoop Singh Nagar.
The incident drew more attention after a video shot on mobile phone went viral on social media platform purportedly showed a group of men attacking the family’s male members with sticks, even as women plead for them to stop.