Muslim family harassed by the police

A men of hindu community protested against the muslims in Khatauli. Interfaith marriage of Parul Jain and Firoz was the reason behind the violence. Parul was pregnant then. Shops of the muslims were attacked and the men broke into the muslim family. Accused Pushpendra allegedly used to tease Parul during college days and threatened their family after her marriage with Firoz. Police registered FIR against the victim family for allegedly threatening for the marriage of the two.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 8 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed No
Details of the FIR

Police filed an FIR against the victim family under section 302 alleging that the marriage of Parul Jain and Firoz took place under threat.

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory :Police harassed the muslim family including the women over interfaith marriage. Instead of registering FIR against the accused it registered against the victim family claiming that the family threatened Parul's family for Current status
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: September 20, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • No. of People Injured 8
    Name of the victim : Firoz, Babi, Urooj, Haseeb, Danish, Zeeshan, Afzal and others
    Name of Perpetrator Pushpendra, Rajeev and others
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Muzaffarnagar
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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