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Tasleem, the bangle seller, who was arrested from Indore on August 23, has finally got bail from the Madhya Pradesh high court. He was charged under seven sections of the Indian Penal Code and two sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences or POCSO Act.
The Wire had earlier reported that the Muslim man was thrashed by a group of Hindu men in Indore for selling bangles. In his police complaint, he had alleged that the mob stole Rs 10,000 from him.
The Wire’s journalist Yaqut Ali spoke to him and his lawyer Ehtesham Hashmi.