Muslim man thrashed inhuman in Meghalaya

Shillong: Extremist mob brutally attacked a naked Muslim man in Ranikor village in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills bordering Bangladesh. The victim is not identified yet. The video went viral in social media. In the video, it is seen that the unidentified victim is screaming “Oh God, Please forgive me” with folded hands and crying for “Allah’s help” but the assailants continued showing blows on his face and chest, and even kick him in the genital area. The reason and time for the mob attack still remain unclear. Meghalaya Police filed a case no. 5(6)19 u/s 365/442/506/34 IPC r/w sec 66E IT act with the Ranikor police and accordingly arrested one accused assailant. Meghalaya Police chief R. Chandranathan said that police has directed by him to initiate action against those involved in the barbaric attack. Police stated to refrain from spreading rumours and misinformation and assured justice through its official Facebook page.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed No
Details of the FIR

5(6)19 u/s 365/442/506/34 IPC r/w sec 66E IT act with the Ranikor police

Investigating agency Ranikor police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 05, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : unknown
    Name of Perpetrator not available
    State Meghalaya
    District/City West Khasi Hills
    Party In Power / Incidents P3 - Party 3
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