Flogging of Muslim men: Where is the law that accused can be tied to a pole and beaten with lathis? Gujarat High Court asks State

The High Court was hearing a plea by five Muslim men who were tied to poles and brutally flogged by the police after they had allegedly disrupted Navratri celebrations last year.
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

In a hearing before the Gujarat High Court on Monday, the State government dragged its feet on accepting whether or not five Muslim men were thrashed and beaten up by the police in full public view in October last year [Jahirmiya Rehmumiya Malek v. State of Gujarat].

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