Two from fringe Hindu outfits among 6 held for killing Bihar teen in CAA protest: Police
Two men affiliated to fringe Hindu outfits red-flagged by police are among six arrested in Patna for the murder of a teenager whose body was found on December 31 – 10 days after he was last seen participating in an RJD protest against the CAA and NRC with a Tricolour in his hand.
Police said that Nagesh Samrat (23) of the Hindu Putra Sangathan and Vikas Kumar (21) of the Hindu Samaj Sangathan have been charged in the murder of Amir Hanzla (18), a worker at a bag stitching unit, in the Phulwari Sharif area.…
Police have confirmed that Hindu Putra Sangathan is among 19 organisations about which the Bihar Police Special Branch had sought to obtain details of offices and office-bearers in an official communication last May.… The police are also investigating the role of Samrat and Kumar in instigating violence against the protesters through videos on Facebook Live before the opposition RJD’s bandh call and protest.…
- Fact-finding report reveals police brutality at Aurangabad and Phulwari Sharif (Dec 30, 2020, Sabrang India)
- CAA violence: Videos shot by locals show civilians pelting stone, setting ablaze Muslim-owned property before cops in UP’s Firozabad (Jan 1, 2020, Times of India)
- After denials, police admit they did open fire on December 15 in Jamia Millia library (Jan 6, 2020, The Hindu)
- CAA-NRC: Some AMU Students Allege They Are Being Falsely Implicated Under Goonda Act (Jan 2, 2020, News Click)