Gurgaon Police arrests one for attacking Northeastern couple
The Gurgaon police today arrested one person who claimed to have been involved for allegedly attacking a Manipuri couple here last night. The clash had reportedly occurred between neighbours and had left the victim injured.
Meanwhile, the Gurgaon Police has also ruled out any angle of harassment against women.
Naveen Kumar, a Police Inspector from Gurgaon Police, said, "They are neighbours who had a tiff between them at night. We got information from the hospital in the morning and have taken their statements. No woman has sustained injury. The man who has been arrested is from Bihar and the other is from Manipur. There was no incident of teasing."
An injured Sujit, who hails from Bihar and got involved in the brawl with the Manipuri man told ANI, "While I was going with my keys at night the other guy was drunk and he picked up a bottle and hit my head."
Dharampal, landlord of both the men injured in the scuffle agreed with the police ruling out any incident of eve-teasing.
"The man who hailed from Manipur was in an inebriated state and had passed some inappropriate comments to a guy from Bihar who lives next door. Then both of them started fighting. There was no incident of teasing any lady," Dharampal told ANI.
But Mathew Kamei, a Member of the North-East Support Center, and the wife of the Manipuri victim disagreed with the landlord and the man who got involved in the tiff.
"Its hundred percent opposite. He just went up and complained to his brother about the indecent manner in which he was wearing just underwear and roamed around here and there which was odd for the girls. Just because of this he was beaten with a big sword. He has to protect his wife and himself, so that's why he fought back. That may have hurt someone. If someone is coming and beating then one has to fight back. All the statements have been taken. The police say that they will do the FIR," Kamei said.
The victim wife, Maxi said, "They came and started beating my husband; When I tried to stop them; He started taking out a sword and attacked."
The incident occurred on Sunday night in Nathupur in Gurgaon, which comes days after a Manipuri man was murdered in the wee hours of the national capital's Kotla Mubarakpur area.
(Posted on 28-07-2014)