Muslim Youth Unlawfully Detained

It has been reported by activists post the Delhi pogrom of 2020 that a large number of Muslim youths have been randomly picked up from the streets and houses for their alleged involvement. Residents have claimed that police has been detaining, close to 5-6 youngsters from every area. They have been coercing them to accept that they committed acts of violence. The victims family members have been mostly frequenting the Dayalpur Police Station. Moreover, it has also been reported that denial of legal access over extended periods is a common feature in all the testimonies.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 2193 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Police / Investigating agency Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Delhi Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is allegedly part of the Perpetrator(s) Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
Civil society reports

Lawyers Against Atrocities (LAA) led a four-member team of law students, research scholars and teachers on a fact-finding in Kardampuri and Kabir Nagar in North-East Delhi on March 11th 2020. https://kractivist.org/delhi-

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Main Information
Date of incident: March 10, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Unlawful Detention
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Shahdab Alam, Dilshad Ali, Arshad
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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