200 Muslim homes burnt in Meerut

Over 200 houses were burnt in the Bhusa Mandi slum of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on 6th March. The local police says that their plan was to remove the people from their homes who they claim have illegally encroached the land. The people whose houses were burnt blame the police for burning heir homes. They say they have nothing left, no home, no personal belongings and no money.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Bhusa Mandi slum
Number of victims 300 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion Police/Investigating Agency
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed Yes :The police have filed FIR against unknown men and even arrested around six Muslim men in the case.
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is a part of the perpetrator Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: March 06, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Encounter killing/Attack
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Land Dispute
  • No. of People Injured 10
    Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Meerut
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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