DOTO - Documentation Of The Oppressed

Two youths forcefully cut beard of Muslim boy

Zafaruddin is a Dhaba owner in gurgaon sec29 who went to buy some grocery items in the market, two local goon forcefully went him to saloon and cut his beard. Zafaruddin a muslim boy, and in Islam having beard is a religious practice which many muslim strictly follows all over the world and forcefully cutting the beard of a muslim man is a sign of hate based on religious identity. Two youth start harassing and started assaulting on zafaruddin and tied him with rope on saloon and started cutting his beard.

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

Shivaji Nagar, Police officer SANDEEP

Investigating agency state police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status Investigation has not begun
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Main Information
Date of incident: August 01, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Causal factors
  • Clothing and appearance
  • Name of the victim : Zafaruddin
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Haryana
    District/City Mewat
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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