Madrassa student beaten up for not wearing ‘khandress’ in Ganderbal; cleric arrested

The father of the boy said his ward was beaten by a Molvi namely Reyaz Ahmad Khantana S/o. Mohd Yousuf R/o. Wooder, Kangan in a local Darul Uloom for not wearing Khandress which is dress code in Darul uloom.
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Srinagar Oct 11: Police on Tuesday booked a cleric for allegedly beating a boy for not wearing Khandress at the seminary in Ganderbal district.

A police spokesman said that on Monday evening a written complaint was submitted by Mohd Sadiq Chiche S/o. Abdul Rashid Chiche R/o. Kangan Wuder to the effect that his minor son namely Bilal Ahmad Cheche has been allegedly beaten by a Molvi namely Reyaz Ahmad Khantana S/o. Mohd Yousuf R/o. Wooder, Kangan in a local Darul Uloom for not wearing Khandress which is dress code in Darul uloom. 

In this regard case FIR No.164/2022 U/S 341,323, IPC 75 JJ Act has been registered in Police Station Kangan and further investigation has been taken up, he said.

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