Muslim man assaulted for asking for donations in Noida, journalist beaten by traffic cops Hate crimes persist across Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat: Noida assault, Badaun double murder, Gujarat journalist beaten

20, Mar 2024 | CJP Team

Just ahead of the Gujarat University incident, where Muslim students from foreign nationalities were disrupted and attacked while conducting the Ramadan Taraweeh prayers, hate crimes against Muslims continue to persist. 

Noida, Uttar Pradesh. 

A horrifying incident took place in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, when a Muslim man who was looking for donations for a mosque was reportedly assaulted and beaten.  Reports indicate that the attack occurred on the afternoon of March 19 in Salarpur village, which is under the jurisdiction of Sector 39 police station. A \crowd had gathered at the scene to see the attacker, who was reportedly drunk, beating the victim. Soon after, the police arrived and stopped the situation from getting worse.  

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The victim is a man named Abdul Aziz from Bihar’s Kishanganj and he was attacked reportedly by a local resident named Neeraj Bhatti. The DCP (Noida) Vidya Sagar Mishra has stated to the media about the incident, saying “A 35-year-old man, who had come to Salarpur from Bihar to collect donations, was assaulted by a 45-year-old local resident today afternoon. The accused also made objectionable remarks towards the victim.” He also stated that a complaint has been filed based on the victim’s statements, and an investigation has been going on after taking the accused in custody. 

Hate Detectors, an online platform on X documenting hate crimes, has reported that the attacker forcibly grabbed the victim by his beard as he beat him. This action attracted the attention of numerous locals, who further intervened and called the police. 

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

In Ahmedabad, Gujarat, a Muslim journalist who has reportedly called Avesh Ali Khan was reportedly assaulted by traffic police officers, according to a video released by Hate Detectors. He was hospitalised after the incident for the injuries sustained during the beating. The journalist can be seen writhing on the floor and narrating how he was beaten brutally as per the video. 

Badaun, Uttar Pradesh

The UP police fatally shot one accused in the murder of two children in Badaun. The accused had reportedly committed a double murder in Baba Colony. One 22-year-old Sajid barged into a house and beat three brothers aged 12, 8, and 10. Two siblings, including 12-year-old and 8-year-old succumbed to the fatal beatings, while the third brother sustained severe injuries and was soon rushed to a nearby hospital. Sajid, a barber by profession, was shot down after the incident by the police. 

According to a report  by India Today, authorities have now also arrested the father and uncle of the accused from their home. During interrogation, the family of the accused has mentioned that they do not feel any remorse for their son, Sajid, but do feel loss for the tragic murder of the innocent children. According to Sajid’s father, his son was present at home on March 19, Tuesday, and left after receiving a phone call past 7 pm. Describing Sajid, the uncle mentioned he was extremely aggressive and reserved. 


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