NEW DELHI: In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old man was allegedly beaten by five men for having a conversation in fluent English with his friend.
This incident was reported in the early hours of Saturday when the man was dropping off his friend at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said.
Three people have been arrested in this connection to the case.
According to the police, Varun Gulati who lives in Noida had come to five-star hotel Lutyens’ Delhi, to drop off his friend.
While Gulati was walking back to the hotel after seeing off Daksh, a group of five men, who were inebriated, rounded him up.
They asked him why he was speaking in English. Both the sides got into an argument and the men assaulted Gulati,” police said.
Later, The assailants fled the scene in a vehicle, However, the victim managed to note down the number of the vehicle.
On the basis of the number plate, three of the accused were identified and arrested, police said, adding a hunt is on to trace the rest.