Muslim man killed for marrying Hindu girl

Two years after an inter-religious marriage, a Muslim man was shot dead allegedly by his in-laws. The couple were back home in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar for their son's birthday. Naseem Khan was shot when he left to buy a birthday cake for his son.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Street
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

booked murder against the accused

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status Under investigation
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Date of incident: July 17, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • Name of the victim : Naseem Khan, Ayesha
    Name of Perpetrator Rajesh, Pradeep
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Muzaffarnagar
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