7 April 2020: A few men threatened Muslim fruit vendors and told them to shut their shops. According to locals, Hindu vendors weren’t threatened in the same manner. A video of the incident went viral on social media. The men reportedly said that the Muslim fruit vendors could lead to the spread of the virus and that’s why they were told to go away. The Uttarakhand Police claims that a case has been registered in Nainital and promised that action will be taken. Six people have been booked in connection with the incident.
|Source of information||News Report||Place of incident||Market|
|Number of victims||0||Identity of victim||Muslims|
|Location of incident||Market||Was cross FIR filed||No|
Details of the FIR
FIR has been filed under Sections 188, 269 and 270 of IPC and 57(B) of Disaster Management Act. No arrests have been made so far.
|Investigating agency||State Police||Victim's lawyer|
|Role of police||Need confirmation||Current status|
|Charges Filed||Other details|
|judgement Reference||other information|
|Civil society reports|
|Date of incident:||April 07, 2020|
|Nature of Violence|
|Name of the victim :||Undisclosed|
|Name of Perpetrator||Undisclosed|
|Party In Power / Incidents||BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party|