New Delhi 24 Feb. Association of Intellectual Indian Muslims, a Muslim think tank, has condemned Maharashtra Government for the appointment of Mr. Rakesh Maria as Mumbai Police Commissioner on account of blatant Human Rights Violations, Rule of Law and Natural Justice.
The Association’s President ,Mr Sarwar Iqbal Khan in his statement has sought immediate dismissal of Rakesh Maria from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner. Mr Rakesh Maria track record as Maharashtra anti-terror squad chief has gory tales of horror and atrocities committed on its own innocent citizens in the name of fighting terror. Many horrific stories of brutality on hapless Indian citizens by Mr Maria is truly shameful. It further said that Rakesh Maria has a history of Muslims bashing. In his statement Association’s President has cited few examples of the atrocities committed on Muslims during Maria’s tenure. Following are few examples.
1- The pregnant Shabana was STRIPPED naked and forced to beat her father with slipper.
2- Rahim Karbelkar pleading for medical aid died within hours of his admission to the JJ hospital.
3- Putting dirty slippers in the mouth of Muslim detainees was a regular practice.
4- Inserting chilly powder into private parts of Muslim detainees was a part of torture.
5- Many Muslim women inmates were forced to drink their urine as water was not given to them.
6- Muslim inmates hospitalized were ill treated by the police on many occasions.
Association of Intellectual Indian Muslims has unanimously passed a resolution and demanded immediate dismissal of Mr Rakesh Maria from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner. His continuation as Mumbai PC exemplifies institutionalization of injustice.
His appointment as Mumbai Police Chief is an affront to Secular India.