‘You are a Hindu, why are you friends with Muslims’, police asked me while in custody, says activist | CAA | Uttar Pradesh | The Hindu
Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh
Robin Verma, released on Tuesday, was arrested in connection with the protests against CAA in Lucknow on December 20. He was gtanted bail last week. – The Hindu
“You are a Hindu, why are you friends with Muslims.” This is what the Uttar Pradesh police allegedly told Robin Verma, an activist and teacher, who was arrested in connection with the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in Lucknow on December 20, 2019.
Released from the Lucknow district jail on Tuesday after being granted bail last week, Mr. Verma narrated his ordeal to The Hindu and alleged that police physically tortured and insulted him and even threatened to degrade his wife and infant daughter.