Differently abled Muslim man attacked by mob

Feroz Akhtar, who is differently-abled, was beaten with sticks by a mob that entered a mosque while he was offering prayers in Delhi's Mustafabad. One of the riot-affected victims being treated at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, the 42-year-old tailor received severe injuries on his head, back and shoulder. Feroz and his son, Danish, were among many others from the locality who had rushed to a protest venue to safeguard the women who were on a sit-in in a nearby area. They were informed of the riot breaking out and rushed to a nearby mosque for shelter. It was here that an angry mob entered while they were offering prayers and started beating them.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
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Date of incident: February 25, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Feroz Akhtar
    Name of Perpetrator Undisclosed
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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