Madhya Pradesh Govt To Bulldoze Homes Of 3 Suspects In Man-On-Leash Video

Madhya Pradesh government has said bulldozer action will be taken on the houses of the three accused soon.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

National Security Act has been invoked against three people in Madhya Pradesh for alleged assault on a man.

The stringent law as per the reports has been invoked against three Muslim youth who videographed themselves assaulting a man on a leash, asking him to "bark like a dog". 

The victim, identified as Vijay Ramchandani, in his police complaint detailed the harrowing incident, and mentioned the accused bullied him suggesting he convert into Islam, mentioned a report in NDTV.

“Bulldozer action will also be taken on the houses of the three accused soon,” it said.

It said action was taken at the direction of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who gave strict instructions to the police. 

“A First information Report, of FIR, was resigtered against the accused under the Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Act as well as for kidnapping, wrongfully restraining, and voluntarily causing hurt,” it said.

“In the 48 second video clip, the accused can be heard asking the victim to become a dog and apologise to them,” it said.

"While beating me up, they asked me to become a Muslim and start eating beef. They said I was a coward and they could have killed me that day," the FIR filed by the victim said, mentioned the report.