Muslim Family attacked for not Leaving the village

Farooque Geyasuddin, 46, resident of Kampel gram panchayat near Indore in Madhya Pradesh, lives with his family. A blacksmith by profession, the family is the lone Muslim family in the village. Geyasuddin told the Indian express that on Saturday 9th of October around 08:30 pm, a mob of more than 100 people surrounded their house and asked them to vacate the house and leave the village. Sharukh Geyasuddin, son of Farukh Geyasuddin, the mob chanted “Jai Shree Ram” and beat them up. Five of the family members were injured and had been under treatment in MY Hospital. As per The Wire’s report, “based on a complaint from one of the victim, Shahrukh Lohar (25), the Khudel police registered the FIR against nine people of the Hindu community under Sections 323, 294, 506, 427, 147 and 148 of the Indian Penal Code almost eight hours after the incident.” The report further mentions that “Nine people have been booked under various sections of the IPC based on the complaint of the Muslim family,” said sub-inspector Vishwajeet Tomar, who is also the investigating officer of the case. “No arrests have been made yet.” “An FIR has been registered against five people of the Muslim family for assaulting, rioting under Sections 323, 294, 506, 147 and 148 of the IPC. But no arrest has been made,” said investigating officer Tomar.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 7 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed Yes :Section 323, 294, 506, 147, 148 of IPC for assaulting, and rioting. Five people had been named in the FIR.
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Section 323,294,506,427,147, and 148 of IPC. Nine people had been booked. Investigating officer and Sub-Inspector Vishwajeet Tomar, no arrests had been made till 10th of October 2021.

Investigating agency Police Victim's lawyer Ehtesham Hashmi, Practicing in Supreme Court
Role of police Charges filed against the vicitm :Police had registered two FIRs. both the FIRs consist of mostly same sections. No arrest had been made till 10th of October 2021. Current status
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 09, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Encounter killing/Attack
  • Harassment
  • Housing discrimination
  • People leaving traditional food habits/Livelihood/Property
  • Physical assault
  • Threat
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • No. of People Injured 7
    Name of the victim : Farooque Geyasuddin, Shahrukh Lohar, Firoz and Fauzia
    Name of Perpetrator Amit Maheshwari, Vikash Singh, Rahul, Kapil Parmar
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Indore
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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