Pregnant Muslim women mercilessly beaten by cops

24 Feb 2020 Delhi: Rubina Bano, a resident of Delhi's Chand Bagh area narrated her ordeal. In a first-person account, Bano revealed that she was mercilessly beaten up by male policemen by lathis and batons. She said she had heard about the disturbance but she had only come out of the house as she had to go to pick up her daughter from school who was appearing for her board exams. Bano was also three-months-pregnant when the incident happened. She said she was on her way to the school when she was stopped and ambushed by a group of policemen and an angry mob. Bano pleaded with the rioters and the policemen to let her go citing her pregnancy, but she said that the men seemed only "further delighted in mauling her".

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: February 24, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Rubina Bano
    Name of Perpetrator Delhi Police
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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