Muslim youth beaten, abused and tortured in B'lore

A 23-year-old youth slated to get married on May 3 has been hospitalized for kidney complications, after he was brutally tortured by the police near his residence at DJ Halli in Bengaluru on the night of April 10. The victim, Mohammed Tanveer, was spat on, abused for his faith and savagely thrashed by several policemen inside DJ Halli police station over trivial reasons. The incident came to light after his brother Mohammed Musaveer filed a complaint against the police officers with Bengaluru Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar on Saturday.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Highway perpetrator Religion Police/Investigating Agency
perpetrator Organizational Police / Investigating agency Was cross FIR filed 0
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Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status FIR not filed
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Date of incident: April 10, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Mohammed Tanveer
    Name of Perpetrator Police
    State Karnataka
    District/City Bangalore City
    Party In Power / Incidents JDS - Janata Dal (Secular)
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