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‘Sickening, misogynistic attack’: Twitterati incensed after assault on lesbian couple in London

"This lesbian couple was beaten up by a group of men because they refused to kiss for their entertainment. This is a hate crime. They are not men. They are a bunch of chauvinistic, misogynistic homophobes," tweeted a Twitter user.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 8, 2019 5:58:50 pm
Twitterati incensed after assault on lesbian couple in London The photograph of the couple’s bloodied faces went viral on the social media Friday. (Photo courtesy: The Guardian)

The assault on a lesbian couple in a double-decker bus in London has sent ripples of protesting remarks across the social media. The assault which followed soon after the couple refused to kiss each other as demanded by a group of young males also involved an act of robbery as the victims’ phone and a bag were taken away by the perpetrators before fleeing the crime scene.

The photograph of the couple’s bloodied faces went viral on the social media Friday.

A Metropolitan police statement was quoted as saying by BBC: “Four males aged between 15 to 18 have been arrested on Friday 7 June on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH. They have been taken to separate London police stations for questioning.”

Here’s how the Twitterati reacted to the incident:

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