Police man allegedly slapped Imam in Meerut

Imam Abdul Wahid was disembarking the bus at Begum pul. The policeman stopped imam for checking as he was having a bag. After checking the policeman slapped imam as alleged by imam himself. People gathered to protest against the police for letting the accused go away in order to safeguard him. The police wasn't taking action against the accused and tried to compromise.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Public transport
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
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perpetrator Organizational Police / Investigating agency Was cross FIR filed 0
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Role of police Police is a part of the perpetrator :Policeman himself harassed imam at the bus stop and the other policemen let him run away to safeguard him. No action against the accused no taken even after the people protested. Current status
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Date of incident: October 04, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
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  • Name of the victim : Abdul Wahid
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Meerut
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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