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FIRST NOTCH IN THEIR GUN: Custodial Death, Seelampur P.S.

23 Oct 1994

At around 4.00 in the afternoon of August 27, Masoom Ali, a 60 year old ex-Army person, goes to a tea-stall in his locality, Chauhan Bangar. He has heard that his son, Nusrat, is in a brawl with Mohd. Farman, son of Chand, the tea-stall owner. Not only does he reportedly himself get beaten up, later that evening Farman alleges criminal intimidation by Masoom Ali and his four sons in the context of an earlier murder case. The Seelampur police take Masoom Ali into custody at 5.30 pm. Seven hours he to the G.T.B, Hospital.

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