New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of five persons who were allegedly involved in the assault of three Madrasa youth at a park in the city`s Begampur area.
Police said that the arrests had been effected under Sections 323, 325, 506, 341, 34 and 36 of the Indian Penal Code.
Three Muslim youth - Dilkash, Mohammad Ajmal and Naeem - were allegedly beaten up as they refused to chant pro-religious and national slogans such as `Jai Mata Ki` and `Bharat Mata Ki Jai`.
The victims called up their teacher Hafiz, who then called up the police.
They were rushed to the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for immediate treatment.