Days after a Muslim youth in Gurugram's Mewat was forced to shave off his beard by goons, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi makes a strong remark on the incident. Owaisi said Muslims will die but will never convert. He also threatened the accused who shaved him off to covert to Islam and force them to grow a beard like Muslims.
“Muslim man’s beard was shaved off. Those who did it, I am telling them and their fathers, even if you slit our throat, we will be Muslims,” Asaduddin Owaisi was quoted as saying by Financial Express.
Muslim man's beard was shaved off. Those who did it,I am telling them & their fathers, even if you slit our throat,we'll be Muslims.We'll convert you to Islam & will make you keep beard: A Owaisi. Muslim man registered FIR (2 Aug) when his beard was forcibly shaved off in Haryana pic.twitter.com/MONqKeKllP— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2018
Owaisi also warned the foil attempt to intimidate Muslims will always unite them and threatened to those who shaved off Muslim man's beard in Gurugram. “We will convert you to Islam and will make you keep a beard," he added.
AIMIM leader was responding to an incident in Haryana's Gurugram where a Muslim youth was allegedly thrashed and abused and forced to shave his beard by a gang of three men. They also called him Pakistani. According to police, on August 2, the Muslim man filed an FIR and as per the document the incident took place on July 31 in Sector 37.
According to reports, the victim identified as Jaffruddin was made subject to religious insults by the accused and when he retorted, the trio took to a saloon and chopped his beard off.