Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: Arrest

61% of convicts, 49% of undertrials in Assam prisons are Muslims, double their share in population

In 2021, in Assam, 61% of the convicts and 49% of the undertrials were Muslims, while the population share of the community in the State was 34%, according to Prison Statistics of India.

Lakshadweep: 12 Congress activists arrested in Kiltan island for protesting Collector’s remarks

In the first sign of a crackdown on dissents against Lakshadweep administrator Praful K Patel over draconian regulations that are seen as challenging the existence of islands, Lakshadweep Police on Thursday arrested 12 Congress workers in Kiltan island after they conducted protests against the Lakshadweep Collector S Asker Ali who defended the new regulations of the Union Territory’s administration.

Distributed oxygen cylinders to COVID patients; Congress leader arrested in MP, later released

"Ujjain police has arrested me under articles 188/353/269/270/03 and they were preparing to send me to jail. My only crime was that I raised awareness among the hospital administration about negligence with COVID-19 patients and was distributing oxygen cylinders," she tweeted Tuesday morning.

Prashant Kanojia’s arrest has to be seen as an attack on anti-caste activists: Public statement

Over 300 Journalists, writers, and activists have signed a public statement condemning journalist Prashant Kanojia’s arrest by the Uttar Pradesh police and said his arrest has to be seen as an attack on the anti-caste activists.

JNU student arrested in Manipur for criticising state discrimination against Muslims

Jawaharlal Nehru University research Scholar Chingiz Khan was arrested by the Manipur Police for writing an article critical of the government authorities in the local daily.

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over his speech against Amit Shah during anti-CAA protest in Aligarh

According to the FIR, Kafeel said in his speech: “Mota Bhai’ is teaching everyone to become Hindu or Muslim but not a human being. He does not believe in the constitution since the RSS came into existence. The CAA makes Muslims a second category citizen and subsequently they will be harassed with the implementation of the NRC.”