Mohammad Rafiq Shah – MA (Final) student of Shah-i-Hamadan, Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar was picked by the Delhi Police cell and STF twelve years ago. He was alleged to plant a bomb in a DTC bus, that killed 67 people and left more than 200 injured on October 29, 2005
Almost twelve years later, Rafiq managed to get justice for himself as he walked free after additional sessions Judge Reetesh Singh acquitted him of all charges
In a statement by Rafiq, he claimed that he was tortured in ways unimaginable for a normal human. He was forced to drink urine, was kept naked and was sexually abused all to get his fighting spirit destroyed. He went and alleged that rats were put in his trousers to increase the level of torture on him. He was also subjected to religious abuse that were hurled at him with an objective of hurting his religious sentiments.
He plans to resume his studies. "There were so many such boys in Tihar still there. I feel lucky".
"I want the real culprits to be caught. Even the victims of the blast case must get justice like I did." He added