UP: BJP Leader Arrested for Lynching Muslim Man in Bhadohi City

Date:

Clarion India

NEW DELHI – A Bharatiya Janata Party leader and 21 other unidentified persons were booked by the police on Wednesday for allegedly beating a Muslim man to death in Bhadohi city of Uttar Pradesh.

Ashok Kumar Jaiswal, who is also the chairperson of the local municipality, was charged under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

The deceased man was identified as Mustqueem.

According to the police, the incident occurred on Tuesday after an argument broke out between two groups when a goat belonging to Mustqueem strayed into his neighbour Sandeep’s house.

Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Bharti said that later at night, Jaiswal and others allegedly barged into Mustqueem’s home in the Katra Bazar area and started thrashing them.

While Mustqueem died from internal injuries suffered during the assault, his two sons and daughters were also wounded, PTI reported.

“The injured are undergoing treatment at a hospital and their conditions are stable,” Bharti said.

The police said seven people have been detained in connection with the case. Additional forces were also deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Jamaat-e-Islami Calls Abortion a Moral Crime

Team Clarion NEW DELHI -- Aborting a foetus is...

NIA Court Extends Remand of 19 Accused Associated with PFI for 5 More Days

NEW DELHI -- The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court of...

Prices of Essential Food Items Significantly Spike

NEW DELHI -- The average retail prices of essential food...

Suspected of Theft, Dalit Boy Tied to a Pole, Thrashed in Karnataka by Upper Caste Men

The victim and his mother, who was also beaten...