Man beaten up for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

A resident of Deshmukhwadi, in Jalgaon was beaten up by a mob while he was shopping for vegetables from the market. The incident occurred on Monday at 8:45 PM. A normal talk went into a heated argument with some local youths, over six of them attacked Mr. Qureshi and he got severe injuries. According to his statement in a video, “they forced me to chant Jai Shree Ram” Qureshi says and upon his refusal, they started beating him again and again. Later Mr. Qureshi went to the City Police Station to lodge a complaint against youth. The police official issued an arrest memo and sent him to the district hospital for medication.

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

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 16, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Threat
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Asif Majeed Qureshi
    Name of Perpetrator Undisclosed
    State Maharashtra
    District/City Jalgaon
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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