Muslim Man killed by RSS activists in Sonbhadra

Mohammad Anwar is lynched by a group of 20 people's in Sonbhadra district because he stops those people who are going to demolish the place where Tazia is being placed from last 15-20 years. Anwar comes from Ajmer Sharif one day before he was lynched. In the past also there is a clash between peoples on that place, but this time Mohammad Anwar was beaten by sticks and then he dragged and chopped from the Axe. The main accused is a school teacher Ravindra Kharvar. Main accused also runs the branch of RSS in that area from last few days. According to the Police when they reach the hospital Anwar was Declared dead by the Doctors. Anwar son told that five months ago there was a dispute regarding the Imam Chowk, whose information was given to the police, on which the assurance was received that now there will be no quarrel, but "today my father was blocked by the people. Axed and murdered. "

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: March 20, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Mohammed Anwar
    Name of Perpetrator Ravindra Kharvar and 20 others
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Sonbhadra (Robertsganj)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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