Lucknow: Maher Alam, survivor of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, died on Tuesday night after being in coma for the last 3 years.
According to police sources, Maher Alam suffered injuries to his head during the riots. The injury to the brain lead him to go into coma. The infamous Muzzaffanagar riot described as the “worst violence in Uttar Pradesh history” was the result of clashes between Hindu and Muslim communities. It resulted in 62 deaths (42 Muslims, 20 Hindus), 93 injured and and 50000 deployed.
Maher Alam , victim of the riot , passed away on Tuesday night at his house in Rahamatnagar. An FIR has been lodged against an unidentified person. No one has been arrested as yet for this case.