2 Kashmiri dry fruit sellers attacked in Lucknow

2 Kashmiri dry fruit sellers were attacked on 6th March on Daliganj bridge in Lucknow. The attackers were members of a right winged group called Vishwa Hindu Dal. The two victims had been selling dry fruits on the same location for 22 years and were traumatised by the attack as nothing like this has ever happened to them.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

The Lucknow police late on Wednesday evening filed an FIR at Hassanganj police station, under Sections 147, 323 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code, but added sections 153A, 307 (attempt to murder) and 7CLA Act in the case o

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Main Information
Date of incident: March 06, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 2
    Name of the victim : Mohammmed Afzal Naik and Abdul Salaam
    Name of Perpetrator Bajrang Sonkar, Himanshu Garg, Anirudh Kumar and Amar Mishra
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Lucknow
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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