Delhi youth beaten for speaking English in Connaught Place

11 September 2017, 11:14 PM
Youth beaten for speaking English in Delhi. (File Photo)
Youth beaten for speaking English in Delhi. (File Photo)

A group of men allegedly thrashed a 22-year-old man for speaking in English with his friend at a five-star hotel in Delhi's Connaught Place on Monday, police said.

Police said the incident was reported in the early hours of Saturday,

“We have arrested three people in connection to the incident,” a senior police official said.

According to police, one Varun Gulati, a Noida resident, had been to the five-star hotel in Connaught Place to drop his friend.

While, Gulati was returning after dropping his friend at the hotel, a group of men in inebriated condition thrashed him.

“While thrashing Gulati, his attackers regularly questioned him what was he speaking in English,” added the police officer.

He added that after thrashing Gulati the five had fled from the area.

Police said the three were nabbed on the basis of the vehicle registration number provided by Gulati.

“Gulati had managed to note down the registration number the accused had used to escape” added the police officer.

First Published: Monday, September 11, 2017 11:05 PM
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