Muslim man beaten for attempting to marry Hindu

A Muslim youth was beaten up by members of a right-wing Hindu organization on Monday afternoon at a Ghaziabad court for attempting to marry a Hindu woman. olice says Sahil, a native of Bhopal, who works at a company in Noida met Preeti Singh, a native of Bijnore district in Western UP, who also works in the same company. “After they fell in love, they decided to marry as their parents were not agreeing. The girl is a Rajput by caste and the man was Muslim. The couple wanted to register their marriage at Ghaziabad court as a friend told that it is safe and easy process there,” a police official said.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Government office
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslim / Hindu
Location of incident Government office perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed No : Sihani Gate police station, FIR against unknown people under IPC section 147 (rioting), 323 (causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidatio
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation Current status Investigation has not begun
Charges Filed FIR against unknown people under IPC section 147 (rioting), 323 (causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) Other details
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Date of incident: July 24, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • Name of the victim : Sahil and Preeti Singh
    Name of Perpetrator right-wing Hindu organisation
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Ghaziabad
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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