Auto Driver bashed for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'

Atib, an auto driver was assaulted by 3 men when he refused to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' on their order. The family of the victim said that he was driving his auto-rickshaw when the three attackers — Sumit, Rajesh and Shiva — got inside his auto and asked to be dropped at another location. Upon reaching the destination, they started quarrelling with him, claiming they did not have any money to pay the fare. During this, they asked him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and when Atib refused, took him to the nearby Sulabh toilet and thrashed him.His condition has been reported as serious.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Sulabh Toilet
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Police assured the people that appropriate action would be taken in the matter. Current status Under investigation
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 03, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Atib
    Name of Perpetrator Sumit, Rajesh, Shiva
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Kanpur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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