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Rajasthan: Muslim man brutally assaulted after being found in hotel room with Hindu woman



Rajasthan: A 21-year-old Muslim man who was found in a hotel room with a Hindu woman in Barmer, Rajasthan on Thursday was allegedly brutally assaulted by her relatives.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, the man is in Jodhpur hospital. A video is circulated on social media where over a 100 people are gathered outside the hotel. Some men are also seen chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram.’ However the authenticity of the video is not verified as yet.

The victim has been identified as Padu Khan of Sayala village of Jalore, a district neighbouring Barmer. Before the police reached the hotel, the mob had disappeared. “We found the man writhing in pain and his clothes torn. We sent him to the Jodhpur government hospital after first aid at Balotara,” said Barmer additional superintendent of police Kailash Dan Ratnu to Hindustan Times.

The police also said that the neither the victim nor anyone else has lodge the complaint as yet. “The hotel management also did not lodge any complaint about the incident,” the officer added.

The police have not been able to identify the woman in the hotel as well. Locals said that her relatives whisked her away before assaulting the man.