Kodinhi: A man killed for converting to Islam

Faisal Pullani (earlier Aneesh Kumar), who worked as a driver in Saudi Arabia, was hacked to death after he converted to Islam. His family claimed that he had received threats from other family members over his conversion. The police arrested 12 people, including his brother-in-law K Vinod, a VHP member, in connection with the murder.

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status Not known
Charges Filed Murder (302) Other details 12 of the accused got bail
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: November 19, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Faisal Pullani
    Name of Perpetrator RSS
    State Kerala
    District/City Malappuram
    Party In Power / Incidents CPI (M) - Communist Party of India (Marxist)
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