According to an India Today report, Abdul Rehman, a secretary rank officer working with the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Chankyapuri area, was severely beaten up by a few locals in Safdurjung Enclave area for walking along with his dog in a community park.
The incident took place nearly a 14 days ago. The victim, who stays in Safdurjung Enclave area, came for a morning walk along with his pet dog in a community park in B block in Safdurjung Enclave area.
As he was walking his dog in a park, a man started yelling at him in Hindi. As he could not understand anything, the diplomat requested him to talk with him in English. According to the victim, the man told him that dogs are not allowed inside the park. The man also threatened him that he was going to call police.
Later, the man called his friends. Although the victim later informed the men that he is a diplomat, the miscreants abused the diplomat and asked him to leave immediately the spot as well as the country.
The victim tried to walk out of the park, but some miscreants stopped him and started slapping him. When the victim protested, he was allegedly pushed and mercilessly thrashed.
The report says that the police said the miscreants were members of Resident Welfare Association (RWA) and investigators were collecting all the evidences against them. However, so far no arrests have been made.