Did cops call these youth Pakistan agents? Probe will tell

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Mumbai, Oct 19: The alleged incident in which two Muslim teenagers were assaulted by the police and told to go to Pakistan is now being investigated and the Mumbai police have said that they would leave no stone unturned to nab those found guilty.

On Saturday two teenagers, Asif Sheikh and Danish Sheikh were picked up by the police while they were on their way home and beaten up at the Bandra police station.

Youths called Pak agents, probe on

The teenagers alleged that they were termed Pakistan agents and told to leave the country.

The probe which has been set up under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sanjay Kadam will begin taking the statement of the witnesses and also record the version of the victims and their relatives.

[Mumbai: 2 Muslim youths thrashed by cops; asked to leave India and go to Pakistan]

Kadam informed that they will verify the facts of the case. We will question the police personnel alleged to be behind this incident and also the victims and their relatives who made these allegations. Kadam however added that a preliminary inquiry has been conducted into the incident and there is nothing to suggest that the two youth had any criminal background.

The incident occurred on Saturday when Asif and Danish students of the Rizvi College in Mahim had gone to meet a neighbour who was in hospital.

Both of them aged 19 were picked up by the police and according to their relatives kept in the Bandra police station for nearly three hours. It is also alleged that the police had branded them Pakistani nationals and asked them to go to that country.

The police alleged to be involved in this incident however have said that the boys had got into a fight and hence they were picked up.

We had not picked them up without any reason a police personnel at the Bandra police station said. The police have also denied making any comment relating to Pakistan.

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