Muslim man assaulted by Mob

Munna Ansari, on his way to Ranchi from Kolkata in a bus found himself surrounded by a group of men near Beldih Basti who interrogated him about his identity and residence. The mob did not allow him to speak and started beating him up, accusing him of being a child lifter. Police rescued Ansari and rushed him to the hospital. 9 more people after him have been accused of the same. NHRC has shown serious concern over the issue and steps are being taken to curb it.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Public transport
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Public transport perpetrator Religion Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed 0 :Not Available
Details of the FIR

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Investigating agency State police Victim's lawyer Not Available
Role of police Need confirmation :Police rescued Ansari and rushed him to hospital Current status Not known
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Main Information
Date of incident: May 23, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Munna Ansari
    Name of Perpetrator Not Available
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Ranchi
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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