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By Maktoob Staff

Muslim teen from Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain, who was falsely framed for spitting on a Hindu procession last year got bail as the complainant and the witness denied police claims in front of the court.

The allegation behind the case was woven around the rumours that Muslims had spat on “Mahakal Yatra”, a Hindu rally which took place on July 17, 2023, from the roof of their homes.

As the rumours spread, a group of Hindu youth accused three teenagers, including two minors of deliberately spitting on the procession.

Two of the accused and arrested were sons of Ashraf Hussain Mansoori (43) – a resident of Chandrashekar Azad lane in Tanki Chowk – aged 18 and 15, and the third was their friend, also 15.

They were blamed as a video went viral, in which some people could be seen standing on the roof watching the rally pass by. However, there was nothing in the video which proves they were spitting on the members of the procession.

As soon as their names came out, Hindus in the locality started abusing Mansoori’s family and other Muslims. An enraged mob of Hindu extremists stormed Kharakua police station demanding action.

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