Youth Wearing Modi Mask Beaten Up By Police As Onlookers Demand That He Chant ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’

Representative image of BJP workers wearing masks of Amit Shah and PM Modi (Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

During a Rahul Gandhi rally in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, a boy was slapped by a policeman for wearing a mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The incident was caught on camera, and onlookers can be heard asking the victim to say ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’.

Watch the footage below:

According to Yahoo! News, Dhanbad Police has issued a clarification saying that its policeman Surendra Kumar had ‘lightly slapped’ the boy after he refused to take off the mask. Kumar had asked him to remove his mask as Rahul Gandhi’s cavalcade was about to pass through the area.

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