Muslim woman forced to take her hijab in MP

On Saturday, 16th of October, in the Islam Nagar area of Bhopal, a Muslim women pillion riding a scooter was stopped by a couple of men. They were asking her to remove her Hijab and show her face. In the viral video, it can be heard that they were calling the woman a "disgrace on the community." NDTV and The Quint reported the viral video. Adding to the incident's detail, the Times of India reported that the two men who were to be seen in the video got caught, and police warned them and had let them go. "No one can talk unnecessary or force anyone. There is no complainant so it's not appropriate for us to speak publicly about them," DIG Bhopal, Irshad Wali told ANI, reported The Quint.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :By lanes of Islam Nagar Area
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Police got hold of two of the men in video but they were given warning and let go. Current status Not known :DIG Bhopal said the women had not filed any complaint so far.
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 16, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Clothing and appearance
  • Name of the victim : Not known
    Name of Perpetrator Not known
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Bhopal
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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