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Various Muslim groups on Apr 16 filed petitions with State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) against the city police for torturing them during the recent communal clashes in the Old City. Three separate petitions were filed at the SHRC, including one on the death of a youngster. In the first petition, it was alleged that Syed Ghouse alias Majju (30) jumped to his death while trying to escape the police dragnet. Ghouse was sitting with a group of friends in Asmangadh area in Malakpet when policemen descended on the spot. Ghouse reportedly tried to escape and jumped over a wall but landed on a tin shed covering a sump which gave way. Ghouse, who sustained severe head injuries died on the spot.