Four held for attack on Muslims

Four people were arrested for attacking their Muslim neighbors who did not participate in the 9 minute lights program as mentioned by the Prime Minister. The complainant told the police that he and his brothers were at home in Thathrath village when their neighbors used objectionable language against them. "Our neighbor Meenu and his family members asked us why our electricity was not switched off even when all the neighbors had honored the PM's advice. He also repeatedly used objectionable language against us. Like everyone, we also have freedom to do what we want," the complainant said. The dispute continued and the man's neighbors attacked him and his three brothers with sharp-edged weapons on Monday morning. "Around one dozen people attacked us and in retaliation we be at them up after snatching their sticks" he said adding that their neighbors had tried to harass them earlier and had accused them of sheltering people who had attended the Nizamuddin congregation.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 4 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Other Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
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Date of incident: April 06, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Threat
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 4
    Name of the victim : Bashir Khan, Sadik Khan, Nazir Khan, Sandeep Khan
    Name of Perpetrator Meenu
    State Haryana
    District/City Jind
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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