12 booked for assaulting Imam in Muzaffarnagar

Imlaq ur Rehman, a Muslim cleric was assaulted by 12 youths when he was on the way to his village. The 12 men forced him to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', beaten him and pulled his beard. They also told him to enter the village only with a clean shave. An FIR was lodged against four persons - Kranti Singh, Aditya Shukla, Kamal and one unidentified person - in the case.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

The case was registered against the men by the Muzaffarnagar Police.

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :The perpetrators were arrested. Current status
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 13, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Denial of access to public spaces/institutions
  • Forced conversion
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Imam Imlaq ur Rehman
    Name of Perpetrator Kranti Singh, Aditya Shukla, Kamal and others
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Muzaffarnagar
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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