Riyas Moulavy Murder

Riyas, a 30-year-old from Kodagu in Karnataka, was hacked to death in his retiring room attached to a mosque at Choori in Kasaragod town. Mosque khatib Abdul Azeez Musaliyar, who was sleeping in another room, was woken up by the commotion. He stepped out to find a group of people throwing stones at the building. He found Riyas lying in a pool of blood, his throat slit.

Other Informations
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 perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status Not known :3 Young RSS Workers Arrested
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
Civil society reports

User Pic
Main Information
Date of incident: April 01, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Create Communal Riots / Clash
  • Name of the victim : Riyas Moulavy
    Name of Perpetrator .
    State Kerala
    District/City Kasargode
    Party In Power / Incidents CPI (M) - Communist Party of India (Marxist)
    Media link