Asaduddin Owaisi’s residence vandalised, 5 Hindu Sena men arrested, video viral

New Delhi: Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief, Asaduddin Owaisi’s residence was vandalised on Tuesday by a group called the Hindu Sena. According to Owaisi, the attackers were armed with axes and sticks, they pelted stones at my house, my nameplate was destroyed.

“My Delhi residence was vandalised today by radicalised goons. Their cowardice is well known & as usual they came in a mob, not alone. They also chose a time when I was not home. They were armed with axes and sticks, they pelted stones at my house, my nameplate was destroyed,” Asaduddin tweeted.

Not the first time Owaisi’s house was vandalised

This wasn’t the first time his residence was attacked Owaisi tweeted, “There were at least 13 people, 6 have been detained. This is the third time that my residence has been attacked. Last time it was vandalised @rajnathsingh was not only the Home Minister but also my neighbour.”

Police detained five men

Five men were arrested from the scene, police said. “We picked them up from the spot and they claimed during initial questioning that they were agitated with his (Owaisi’s) comments. We are questioning them further,” DCP (New Delhi district) Deepak Yadav told The Indian Express.

A senior police officer said, “The men claim they work for the Hindu Sena in Delhi. They said they heard Owaisi’s recent speeches, and believed he had made ‘anti-Hindu’ remarks.”

Owaisi questioned Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah on security

Owaisi questioned if his house was vandalised, how is PM Narendra Modi’s house will be safe which eight minutes away from Asaduddin’s residence, “Election Commission HQ is right next door to my house, Parliament Street police station is right across my house. The Prime Minister’s residence is 8 minutes away. If an MP’s house is not safe, then what message is @AmitShah sending?”

In a series of tweets, he said the caretaker of his residence had been attacked, and that the men had shouted communal slogans.

Video Of vandalisim

A video of the incident posted on Facebook by a passerby showed 6-7 men gathered outside Owaisi’s residence, raising slogans. The men are seen picking up sticks and breaking the nameplate, a tubelight, and some windows of the house.

One of the men is heard calling Owaisi a “jihadi”, and alleging that the MP and his brother have been making anti-Hindu speeches. “Main Asad Owaisi jihadi ke paas aaya hoon usko sabak sikhane (I have come to teach the jihadi Asad Owaisi a lesson)… Jai Shi Ram,” the man says.

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