Houses belongs to muslims set on fire in Sehore

Sehore witnessed communal tension after a minor girl of Rajput family eloped with a muslim boy. FIR was filed for missing of the girl while people belonging to hindu community created communal tension in the area. Around 20 houses were set on fire and many people suffered minor injuries, rest fled to other places to safeguard themselves.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 20 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

FIR was filed under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :Heavy police force was appointed in the area and situation was brought under control. Fifty were charged for setting houses on fire, out of them 12 had been identified by the police. Compensation was announced for the vict Current status
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 08, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • Name of the victim : Unrevealed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Sehore
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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