‘Tu Musalman Haina, Tujhe Maar Dalege’: Jamia alumnus harassed on I-Day

NEW DELHI: A Twenty-four-year-old alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia University allegedly physically abused and threatened by a group of 5-6 young men.

According to media reports, the incident took place on the Independence Day outside the victim’s apartment in New Delhi’s Sarai Jullena.

Narrating the incident in a Facebook post, the victim identified as Daud Arif said, “It was a holiday so there were people celebrating Independence Day right under my house. Five to six men were playing loud music outside my house, and it was only around 8 PM that I asked my landlord to intervene. When I stepped out of my house to approach him, I saw someone had urinated on my door and in front of my house.”

The incident unfolded when Daud objected to the urination in front of the room and brought the matter to his landlord. The boys, who were drunk, got violent for complaining to the landowner.

The two of them also said, “Tu Musalman Haina Tujhe mar Dalege Aur Hamara Kuch Bhi Nahi Hoga” (You are a Muslim, we can kill you and we won’t even get a scratch).

Daud approached the New Friends Colony Police Station to lodge a complaint but police and his friends him advised against filing an FIR as the process will be lengthy and complex.

Daud, a graduated in mass communication, deeply affected by the hate-crime incident said, “I am a victim; I don’t know how to go about it. I have been in trauma for the last two days.”