Youth beaten by crowd in Kushinagar for chewing and spitting from Bus

A bus passenger was brutally attacked by a bunch of youngsters on NH28 in Kushinagar near Hata Kotwali. When a bus passenger unintentionally spat out his chewing tobacco (gutka), which fell on a passing biker, the event was brought to light.

The biker was incensed by the unanticipated spitting happening and confronted the bus passenger, demanding an apology. The situation immediately worsened once the bus halted, and other young people on motorbikes encircled and assaulted the biker in an effort to get revenge.

According to eyewitnesses, the argument started when the bus passenger unintentionally spat his tobacco outside the bus window, landing on the oblivious motorbike rider who was passing. The motorbike rider was incensed by the unanticipated spitting incident and confronted the bus passenger, demanding an apology. The scenario swiftly worsened when the bus halted, and a gang of young people riding motorcycles encircled him in an effort to get revenge.

As tension escalated, a group of bike riders launched a brutal attack on the bus passenger, mercilessly assaulting him with repeated blows. The assault continued relentlessly, leaving the helpless victim at the mercy of punches and kicks. The terrified and horrified fellow passengers inside the bus witnessed the appalling scene unfold before their eyes. The entire incident was recorded by a spectator and extensively shared on social media platforms, leading to public outrage and condemnation.

The viral video clearly shows how the group of motorcycle riders mercilessly beat the person who spat the tobacco, relentlessly assaulting him with punches and kicks. The severity of the blows suggests that he must have suffered serious injuries, and his life might have been at risk as well. Such ruthless violence is considered a grave crime. While the surrounding people watched the youth being beaten, no one made an effort to help or intervene.

Concerns regarding the bystander effect and the necessity of collective accountability in such circumstances are raised by the fact that the witnesses to the savage attack did not act to stop it. In order to secure the safety and well-being of everyone, it is crucial for society to aggressively prohibit and condemn such acts of violence and to foster a culture of empathy, nonviolence, and intervention.

Sweta Dagar is an avid reader and writer. She hails from Bulandshahr (U.P) where she completed her formap education. She loves exploring varieties of topics that shape the public opinion at large. If you have any queries, feel free to contact her at [email protected].