Muslim Couple tortured in Police Station

On the 31st of December, 47-year-old Amanat Hussain and his wife Hazra Begum were summoned at the Balidih Police Station in Makhdoompur Village of Bokaro District, Jharkhand. The duo was interrogated for the theft in the village on the 16th of December in the neighbouring house of Hussain. As reported to Maktoob media, Hussain was severely injured, his nails were plucked, and he was beaten by SHO Nutan Modi of Balidih Police Station and his other colleagues. Adding to this, he said, his wife Hazra Begum was also beaten by both male and female police and was dragged by her hair. Hussain had filed a complaint application to SP Bokaro. SHO Nutan Modi had denied all the charges posed by Hussain. As reported in Clarion, she informed about an inquiry ordered by the DSP to look into the allegations.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Police Station
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Police / Investigating agency Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is allegedly part of the Perpetrator(s) :Nutan Modi, SHO of Balidih police station, said that an inquiry has been set up under the supervision of Bokaro DSP to look into the allegations of the torture. Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: December 31, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Other
  • Physical assault
  • Unlawful Detention
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • No. of People Injured 2
    Name of the victim : Amanat Hussain, Hazra Begum
    Name of Perpetrator Nutan Modi, SHO of Balidih police station
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Bokaro
    Party In Power / Incidents JMM - Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
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