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NCHRO's preliminary report on Ambur Riots: many innocent Muslim youth arrested

On 3 July 2015, a fact-finding team of NCHRO (National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations) headed by Prof. A.Marx  conducted their enquiry on Ambur riots, which occurred a few days back.

Ambur Riot Victims

The team met victims' families and gathered details of the incidents on what had happened on the day of riots and afterwards. The team found that the Ambur Police has arrested lots of innocent Muslim youth in connection with the riots.

Further, the team met  S.P. of Vellore district, Senthil Kumari. She explained the police version of the incident and their actions. Prof. Marx discussed with her about Ambur situation and told her to stop the arrest of innocent people.

Later on, in a press conference, Prof. Marx spoke about the preliminary report and findings of the team. "We are yet to investigate on this incident  comprehensively in the coming days", Prof. Marx added.

Mohamed Shibli, social Activist and Abu Faisal, journalist were part of the fact finding team.

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