Barun Kashyap’s u-turn over ‘leather bag’ row, now says wanted to spark communal tension: Report

Barun Kashyap told the interrogators that his act was inspired by his 'hatred for the Hindus'

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 13, 2016 12:08 pm
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Mumbai based film executive Barun Kashyap has confessed to have cooked up a story of getting bullied by a driver accusing him of using a leather bag made of cow hide. According to a Mumbai Mirror story, Kashyap – who made these allegations in August – has confessed during the police interrogation that he did this to spark communal tension in Mumbai.

The report states that Kashyap told the interrogators that his act was inspired by his ‘hatred for the Hindus’. The police say that Kashyap wanted to play a victim of Gau Rakshaks.

Kashyap had put up a Facebook status in August narrating the entire incident in which he said that the auto-driver along with two other men harassed him after they accused him of carrying a bag made of cow hide. He also registered a formal complaint in the DN Nagar police station on August 19.

As the Facebook post went viral, Maharashtra government faced pressure to take a swift action prompting CM Devendra Fadnavis to make a statement.

Kashyap was earlier granted bail on October 11. He had reportedly gone on hunger strike alleging torture by Amboli police. He hails from Assam and works in a creative production house in Mumbai.

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    Chopra TP
    Oct 13, 2016 at 7:11 am
    Here is the true face of Hindu hating sickulars in India. This is the same thinking of Congress, AAP and the other leftists. They all Hate Hindus too.
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      Jim
      Oct 13, 2016 at 9:54 am
      There is reporton times of india, Police mentioned that AAP leader was behind this. AAP is trying to create disharmony in society
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        atul
        Oct 13, 2016 at 8:34 am
        Represent true face and culture of pseudo secularist.How much he was paid is still mystery
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          Nampurath Krishna
          Oct 13, 2016 at 7:41 am
          Media taken for a ride !! Literally on a auto as the imaginary culprits being auto drivers. Now at least the Indian media should open eyes to the fact that their over zealous effort to latch upon anything against rightist forces particularly Prime Minister Modi dispensation most of the time being hoax, but damage is done by the time truth comes out.
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            srinivas cvjanu
            Oct 13, 2016 at 6:44 am
            Everyone's mask will be out in the open soon..
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              A villager
              Oct 13, 2016 at 8:52 am
              This is tip of iceberg. Before church attacks and rape were blamed on Saffron brigade but came out as inside job. Congre-, P-seculars, Leftist are falling for their game. Jai ho nationalist!
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                mango people
                Oct 13, 2016 at 10:33 am
                Blady converts......bet he has the guts to say same against Muslims. ...
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                  harshraj
                  Oct 13, 2016 at 7:55 am
                  No surprises here....
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                    stranger
                    Oct 13, 2016 at 10:36 am
                    now who taught him to hate hindus? certainly one of those people who preach unity among diversity.
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                      mas
                      Oct 13, 2016 at 11:49 am
                      I think he is a communist. Every comm_unist irrespective of religion and state, hates Hindus. Now look at Kerala - God's own country is turned into killing fields by commun_ists. In Bengal too when comm_unists were in power, they killed 30,000 Bengaliswere killed by commu_nists.
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                        Sarita Sharma
                        Oct 13, 2016 at 7:45 am
                        A Christian convert masked under hindu name to fool everyone.
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                          Nadeem Ansari
                          Oct 13, 2016 at 7:43 am
                          Congress is THOUGHT for thoughtless men -who see every thing in it- a ruh afzah . Those who were too lazy to think slumbered in its shade. viz many university intellectuals, leftists, artists.
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                            Pee Vee
                            Oct 13, 2016 at 9:59 am
                            How much is he pressurized to confess is also a mystery!!!!!!!! Who is to tell if he was lying then or now????????
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                              Vishal P
                              Oct 13, 2016 at 7:54 am
                              Shukar hai
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                                rddy
                                Oct 13, 2016 at 8:29 pm
                                Vivekananda stated long time back,when a Hindu converts in to other religion ,it is not loss of a Hindu member , it is an increase in ENEMY numbers. All converted Christians carry their Hindu names to Get SC/ST Reservations(that's why christian potion is still 2.2% from past 80 years) but they are filled with Hindu hatred, this is what church teaches them, Stupid Hindus treat these converted Christians with utmost respect as these converts are good in English and treat SC/ST Hindus with disrespect, first nationalise all missionaries schools and Hospitals ,and stop Missionaries getting foreign funds, Church is the second largest land owner In India ,after Government of India , 3 rd place Muslim Walk board,and we treat them special calling them as minorities, whereas all Hindu temples and ets are owned and operated by Government and gives Hajji and Jerum pilgrimage subsidies, wake up Hindus and unite.or perish.
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                                  lakshmi das
                                  Oct 13, 2016 at 9:20 am
                                  nationalists? where do you find them? retired general who was born twice[in one life time]-----does this country belong to all of us or only persons wearing cross belt? big round sindur dhothi? culture--nationalism etc bull.................... want to enjoy modern gadgets but preach medieval primitive notions---- let us go back to wearing dothi etc our national clothes.... [this is all a STUNT to win elections in U . P...
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                                    S.Kumar
                                    Oct 13, 2016 at 7:59 am
                                    Same as AAP minster MMS video clip style, Kashyap's had reportedly gone on hunger strike alleging torture by Amboli police,
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                                      S.Kumar
                                      Oct 13, 2016 at 7:56 am
                                      This is times of india news : if Kashyap's allegations were part of a political conspiracy. "The fact that after the case was registered against Barun, he approached Aam Aadmi Party leader Priti Sharma Menon and sta at her Chembur home for two days indicates a lot of things
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                                        S.Kumar
                                        Oct 13, 2016 at 7:55 am
                                        if Kashyap's allegations were part of a political conspiracy. "The fact that after the case was registered against Barun, he approached Aam Aadmi Party leader Priti Sharma Menon and sta at her Chembur home for two days indicates a lot of things
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                                          vinay
                                          Oct 13, 2016 at 9:19 am
                                          christian hiding under a hindu name
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