• The Facebook profile of Syam who reportedly posted anti-Islam postScreenshot/Marunadanmalayali
  • Video of People attacking a man in Doha goes viralScreenshot

A video, which reportedly shows a mob in Doha attacking a Keralite over a controversial blasphemy post on Facebook, has been going viral on social media.

The man had allegedly wrote on his Facebook page that "all Muslims will have to flee to Pakistan, if the Hindu community comes together."

He had also hinted that "all Muslim women will be gang-raped," according to Marunadan Malayali, which is an online news portal in Malayalam. However, following a cyber attack, he had deleted his Facebook account.

Reports had then suggested that he was also dismissed from his job, where he was working as a driver at a gas company in Ras Laffan in Qatar.

However, the authenticity of the latest video uploaded on YouTube by Pravasi Shabdam cannot be verified independently. The attackers are seen manhandling a person near a mall in Doha allegedly over his "anti-Islam" posts.

Meanwhile, the Indian embassy had reportedly called the incident "unfortunate".

"The embassy is concerned about the well-being of this person and has sought consular access to him," the Indian embassy stated in an email to BBC.

In Qatar, blasphemy against religions including Islam, Christianity and Judaism are punishable by up to seven years in prison, according to reports.

Out of the 5-lakh-strong Indian diaspora in Qatar, Keralites amount to almost one lakh, making them the single largest Non-Resident Indian (NRI) community in the Gulf country.

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