Israel Khan, 30, a resident of Gokul Singh Ka Chak within the Guna district of Madhya Pradesh he allegedly died in police custody on November 21.

On November 19, Khan went to Alami Tablighi Ijtema (worldwide Islamic congregation) which was held at Eintkhedi in Bhopal district from November 18 to 21.

Two days later, on the afternoon of November 21, Khan boarded the Bhopal-Gwalior Intercity Categorical and disembarked on the Guna railway station at round 8:20 p.m. He known as a automotive and as he was driving to his home, 4 cops stopped the automotive and detained him.

“He was on a telephone name along with his mother-in-law on the time. When he heard the commotion, he alerted the household,” mentioned Aslam Khan, 40, Israel Khan’s uncle.

Khan was detained in Kushmuda police chowki (Put up) which is below the jurisdiction of Cantt Police Station, Guha. When Khan’s father, Munawwar Khan, 55, arrived on the police station at round 9:10 p.m., the policemen had been beating him, Aslam Khan instructed Maktoob.

“My brother instructed me that he might hear the screams of his son, Israel Khan,” he added.

Aslam Khan claimed that seven folks; 4 policemen: Ravinder Solanki, Shivkumar Raghuvanshi, Pran Singh, Lakhan Jatav and three constables (khabri) of the police, two of whom, Saddam and Shaitan have affiliation with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological father of the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) beat his nephew. The third agent was Chetan.

When Khan’s father protested, he was pushed apart.

“The policemen instructed my brother that they had been beating him on the orders of the police station run by Vinod Kumar Chawri. They instructed him to come back to the Cantt police station,” Aslam Khan mentioned.

He mentioned they obtained a telephone name from one of many police workers who instructed them that Khan was faking fainting and that he can be taken to the federal government hospital.

“After we arrived on the hospital round 10pm, my son was mendacity lifeless on a stretcher with wound marks throughout his physique. There was no police officer with him,” Munawwar Khan instructed Maktoob, as he fought again tears.

“His arms and legs had been bruised and he seemed as if he had been hit repeatedly with a truncheon. There have been additionally bruise marks from the belt on his again,” he added.

Maktoob accessed a video of the deceased that confirmed accidents or bruises constant along with his father’s description. His arms had been badly bruised and blackened.

Munawwar Khan mentioned the 4 policemen had been captured on CCTV digicam put in on the major gate of the hospital as they carried the physique out of the automobile.

As Khan’s household and neighbors started to assemble on the hospital, police personnel in riot gear had been deployed. “They tried to stress us to disperse. The collector met us on the Kotwali metropolis police station,” Khan’s father mentioned.

“They instructed us that this occurred by mistake and that we should not make an issue of this. They instructed us to bury my son,” she added.

The 4 policemen concerned within the incident have been seconded to the ranks. Hooked up means a brief switch to the subunit.

On the morning of November 22, the physique of the deceased was taken to his residence after an post-mortem was carried out and the physique was delivered to him. gusal.

Ghusal (ablution), on the time of burial, is carried out to bodily cleanse the physique of the deceased.

At round 4 pm, the household was knowledgeable {that a} judicial inquiry into Khan’s demise had been ordered. “The Justice of the Peace got here and noticed the physique. There have been inconsistencies within the post-mortem report and the damage marks on the physique. Later, we went to the courtroom and gave our statements,” Munawwar Khan mentioned.

Khan was buried at 6 pm on the identical day. Khan is survived by his spouse, three daughters aged 11, 7 and 4 respectively, and a 15-month-old son. Khan was the only real breadwinner for the household and labored as a day laborer.

Miles2Smile Basis, a non-profit group, has stepped in to offer monetary help to the household. Aasif Mujtaba, the founding father of the group, mentioned: “We’re elevating Rs 3 lakh as reduction for the household. We will even pay for the training bills of Khan’s youngsters and assist set up a enterprise for his spouse’.

maktoob contacted Guna Superintendent of Police (SP) Pankaj Shrivastava by way of telephone name. Shrivastava mentioned that Israel Khan died on November 21 and a case was registered towards him on November 18. maktoob agreed to mentioned FIR however doesn’t title Israel Khan.

On November 18, after Friday prayers, a bunch of half a dozen males had been enjoying playing cards within the neighborhood with Khan sitting close to the group. The group had a verbal confrontation with 4 cops. Police subsequently filed a criticism towards six males below sections 327, 323, 294, 506, 342, 34 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.

“He was arrested in reference to that case. Simply 20-25 minutes after detaining him, his situation deteriorated and he was rushed to hospital and medical doctors declared him ‘lifeless,'” Shrivastava mentioned. maktoob. He confirmed {that a} judicial investigation has been ordered into the case.

Arbab Ali is a contract reporter primarily based in New Delhi.


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