A Muslim attacked for having a Hidu girl friend

Muzaffarnagar: Irked by a youth from a particular community waiting for his female friend at her house in Muzaffarnagar, a group of men, including the girl's neighbours and members of a right wing outfit, allegedly barged into the house, thrashed him and later set his motorcycle on fire. Terrified by the development, the 22-year-old has now gone underground and his family is not willing to talk to anyone. The girl's family tried to stop the attakers and they were also beaten including a minor girl

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Hindu
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

An FIR against a dozen people has been registered under IPC sections 147 (punishment for rioting) 149 (every member of unlawfully assembly guilty of offence) 354-A (sexual assault) and under POCSO Act.

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer Not available
Role of police Need confirmation :Two of the accused were arrested Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details Two of the accused were arrested
judgement Reference Not available other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: February 16, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Aqib Qazi
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Muzaffarnagar
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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