Muslim Hawker assaulted in Aligarh

A muslim hawker named Aamir khan (25), resident of village Silla Biswan, Aligarh Uttar Pradesh was assaulted by a father-son duo on Sunday 31st of October, 2021. TOI reported that quoting Aamir that he was in the village Nagla Khema to sell clothes and there these father-son duo emerged on the scene and asked him about his name. after that they started beating him. Although, as reported in Deccan Herald, Circle officer of Atrauli, SP Singh said that as the complainant of the case, father of the Victim, Rahissuddin had not mentioned about the perpetrator forcing his son to chant "Jai Shri Ram." On the contrary, in his interview to Aamir, a resident of village Silla Biswan, claimed that the duo first asked him his name, then beat him with sticks and forced him to chant "Jai Shri Ram" when he reached his neighboring village Nagla Khema to sell clothes. “They (the accused) also snatched Rs 10,000 and my mobile phone,” he alleged, adding that he had made a video of the incident. Police claimed that the man was beaten up following a clash between the two sides after an argument over the price of clothes. The accused have been booked under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0 :Both the accused were booked under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC.
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Police had registered the FIR under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC, on the basis of complaint filed by the father of victim. Current status Not known :After the FIR, police had arrested both Devendra and Raju
Charges Filed FIR under Sections 307 and 323. Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 31, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Economic boycott
  • Encounter killing/Attack
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Aamir Khan
    Name of Perpetrator Awadhesh Kumar, Devesh Kumar alias Raju
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Aligarh
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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