Man beaten over allegations of love jihad

A young Muslim man came to meet his female friend from the Dalit community. The man had business relations with the father of the woman. Some boys belonging to Hindutva group attacked them in the house and beat him badly on the allegations of love jihad. The police, instead of taking actions against the men who attacked, arrested the Muslim man on charges of molestation under SC/ST act without any investigation.

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

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is a part of the perpetrator :Police didn't take actions against the men who had beaten the muslim man instead the muslim man himself was arrested on the charges of molestation without any investigation being carried out. Current status Investigation has not begun
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Main Information
Date of incident: December 12, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Unlawful Detention
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Unrevealed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Moradabad
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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