“We Thought You Were Muslim”: Police in India Apologize for Beating Hindu lawyer
by Alan MacLeod - MintPress News
May 22nd, 2020
A group of Hindu policemen in central India beat a diabetic man seeking treatment at a hospital after they mistook him for a Muslim man because of his beard.
In the late afternoon of March 23, 32-year-old lawyer Deepak Bundele was on his way to a hospital in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. A diabetic, he was there to pick up lifesaving medicine. Before he could make it inside, he was accosted by local police.