Muslim Youth Attacked by Mob in Aligarh

A 25-year old muslim youth was brutally attacked by a group of people after being called a carrier of the Coronavirus in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The victim, Abdul Samad, was on his way to buy medicines from a local chemist when the incident occurred. Samad was rushed to Malkhan Singh District Hospital by relatives who arrived at the spot after people raised an alarm. As per the victim’s father, Laiqur Rehman, Samad was feeling dizzy after his Ramzan fast on Friday night and went to a neighbourhood chemist shop to purchase some medicine where he was stopped by some people, who attacked him without any provocation. Samad is now out of danger and has been referred to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital. Aligarh police have charged six people in the case.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village :Public Road
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :The police have charged six people in the case. The prosecution is registered in the Bannadevi police station. Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: May 10, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Abdul Samad
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Aligarh
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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