JUH seeks probe into custodial death of Muslim youth in Kasganj

New Delhi, November 12 (KMS): The President of Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind (JUH), Maulana Mahmood Madani has slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for its failure to protect human rights in the state and sought a high level inquiry into the custodial death of a youth Altaf in Kasganj district.

Maulana Madani demanded immediate action against the police crew involved and provision of Rs 50 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased.

Jaimiat chief while referring to the series of police encounters and custodial deaths in Uttar Pradesh said that all these incidents should be investigated by a high level committee under the supervision of the Supreme Court.

A delegation of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind led by Maulana Hakeemuddin Qasmi, General Secretary visited Kasganj and met there with District Magistrate, Harshita Mathur and SP Rohan Pramod and demanded justice for Altaf. At the same time, the delegation of Jamiat met bereaved father Chand Mian and other family members and offered condolences to them and assured them of all possible legal help.