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CAA, NRC Protests in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh: ‘‘Will Gouge Out Your Eyeballs’: Bijnor Minors Allege Police Torture | The Quint

CAA, NRC Protests in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh: ‘‘Will Gouge Out Your Eyeballs’: Bijnor Minors Allege Police Torture | The Quint

Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh

“Jab neend aane lagi toh police wale daraane lage. Bole ki, ‘Soge kya tum? Soge toh aankhon ki dille nikaal doonga main.’ (When I was about to doze off, the police personnel threatened me. They said if I slept, they’d gouge out my eyeballs.)

This is 13-year-old Aalam’s* tale, who was detained by Nagina Police in Bijnor district of west UP, in the wake of protests against CAA-NRC on the evening of 20 December. He isn’t the only minor who was detained, with him, there were 21 boys who were rounded up by the police.

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