In another shocking incident, On December 31, 2022, a Hindu man identified as Chandan Ravidas was assaulted for refusing to eat beef in the Radhanagar village of Jharkhand’s Sahibganj district.
As per reports, Chandan has accused 5 people, including one Mithun Shaikh of trying to force-feed him alcohol and cow meat. When he resisted, he was stripped naked and beaten badly. Subsequently, Chandan filed a complaint in Radhanagar police station and demanded action against the accused.
“My name is Chandan Ravidas. I refused to eat cow meat. 5 Muslim men who were eating beef also tried to force-feed me. They assaulted me for refusing to follow their diktat,” said Chandan to News 18 Jharkhand reported.
After thrashing Chandan, the accused made him drink alcohol and eat meat. They also offered to pay him money to keep his mouth shut and not inform the law enforcement authorities,” reported News18 Jharkhand while quoting Chandan.
According to the report, Chandan went to a shop at Pakinja Mor, which falls under the jurisdiction of Radhanagar police station, on December 31 night. When he went behind the shop to pee, he found 5 people consuming cow meat.
Later, it led to a heated argument between Chandan and the accused, following which they forced him to consume alcohol and eat beef. Chandan managed to escape but was later chased down by the accused and stripped naked and thrashed brutally, according to media report.