Mob set ablaze shop chanting Jai Shri Ram

As a shop was set ablaze in Delhi’s Maujpur area on Monday afternoon, a middle-aged man with a saffron tikka on his forehead repeatedly asked reporters to stop filming the arson. “Bade dinon ke baad Hindu jaaga hai,” he said. “Hindus have woken up after long.” He did not want to identify himself, other than as a supporter of the Citizenship Amendment Act. Scroll Reporter Vijeyta Lalawani said: I watched a mob set a shops owned by Muslims on fire in Delhi, chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’

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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 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status FIR not filed
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Main Information
Date of incident: February 24, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Name of the victim : Muslims shop owners
    Name of Perpetrator Unrevealed
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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