Police flogging of Muslim men: Gujarat High Court issues notice to State in plea seeking contempt action against cops

The public flogging of five Muslim men, for allegedly hurling stones at a crowd during a Navratri event in Undhela village, was recorded by policemen clothed in civil dress, and uploaded on social media.
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notice to the State government in a petition seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against fourteen policemen for flogging five Muslim men over allegations that they attempted to disrupt a Garba event during the Navratri festival [Jahirmiya Rehamumiya Malek v. State of Gujarat].

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