Muslim woman assaulted by husband, 5 others for painting PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath

An FIR was on Sunday registered against six people who allegedly assaulted a newly-married Muslim woman for making a painting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 10, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
Muslim woman assaulted by husband, 5 others for painting PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath

Ballia: An FIR was on Sunday registered against six people who allegedly assaulted a newly-married Muslim woman for making a painting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said.

The complaint was filed by Nagma Praveen's father Shamsher Khan against six people including her husband, Pervez Khan, at Sikandarpur police station, Superintendent of Police, Anil Kumar said today.

Nagma married Pervez last year in Basarikpur village in the Sikanderpur area.

Shamsher alleged that his daughter was assaulted and thrown out of the house by her husband and five other men after she made a painting of Modi and Adityanath, Kumar told PTI.

Police said a probe is underway on the matter.