Violation of rights recognised.
The complainant alleged that he was made to kneel down before a Buddha statue for an accusation of stealing a cow by the respondent.
He also contended that he was slapped by the respondent during the incident and was treated degradingly.
FoRB related issue – physical Violence
(1) ‘… the respondent has disrespected the religious beliefs of the victim, making him do degrading acts violating his fundamental rights… The respondent has violated the fundamental rights guaranteed to the petitioner by Article 10 and 11’.