Muslim Cleric heckled in Gurugram

Muslim Cleric, Abdul Hasib Misbah (40) was allegedly heckeld by two of the resident of Sector 39, Deepak Saini and Aakash. As reported in TOI, Misbah was heading for some personal work around 11 pm on Friday 22nd of October 2021. As per reports, Misbah was intercepted by these men and was threatened for offering Friday namaz in the area. The alleged attack is in continuation of the on-going protest against Friday Namaz at various sites in Gurugram. The attackers, as told to the Quint, had forced Misbah to chant "Jai Shri Ram" as well as they told him if the Namaz will not stop, he may face dire situation. Aman Yadav, assistant commissioner of police (ACP), Sadar, told TOI that of the two accused, one has been identified as Deepak Saini. “Both accused reside in the same society as the complainant. The maulvi was out for some routine work on Friday when he was intercepted by these men who asked him to stop reading Friday namaz,” the ACP said. The accused have been booked under IPC sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (criminal intimidation), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race), 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts), 34 (common Intention). Deepak Saini and Akash were booked and arrested but were later let off on bail.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Sector 39
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

The accused have been booked under IPC sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (criminal intimidation), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race), 295 A (deliberate and mal

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Date of incident: October 22, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Threat
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • Name of the victim : Abdul Hasib Misbah
    Name of Perpetrator Deepak Saini and Akash
    State Haryana
    District/City Gurugram (Gurgaon)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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