Mosque and Madrasa vandalized and burnt

A Mosque, its adjoining Madrasa and the house next to it were burnt after a rumor of cow-meat spread. The Madrasa was and Mosque were vandalized before being set on fire and the holy scriptures present in the premises were also dealt with in the same manner. Thankfully, no one was present inside the places of worship and knowledge, yet the infrastructural and mental damage have been done to an irreparable extent. The adjacent house also got burnt in this process. The whole area became a pot filled with anger and hate after the incident. The Police arrived and dispersed the crowd that assembled and took control of the situation. Heavy security is out on the streets in order to prevent any untoward incident. Many people have already left the area owing to the atmosphere created, fearing for their safety.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Lodged FIR against 2 people who are yet to be nabbed. Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 16, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Harassment
  • Threat
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator Mushtaq, Munna Shah
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Fatehpur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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