Viral Video: Did he really burn girl to save her from love 'love jihad, or was it jealousy?

National | Dec. 7, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

 

New Delhi, Dec 7: In a shocking incident, a labourer was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on social media in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district, police said. 

Now there is a twist in the tale as fresh report pour in that the victim was known to the accuse an it was jealousy which drove him to burn the girl alive.


The slain labourer, who hailed from West Bengal, was identified as Mohammad Afrazul. 


The accused, Shambhu Lal, who allegedly committed the crime in Raj Nagar has been arrested, SP Rajsamand Manoj Kumar said. 


He said that the accused, a resident of Raj Nagar, was being interrogated. 


Home minister Gulabchand Kataria condemned the incident and said that the investigation has been handed over to SIT for further investigation. 


In the video, the labourer was hacked and burnt to death. "The labourer died on the spot," police said. According to the IG Udaipur Anand Srivastava, the accused was also seen shouting at the victim in the video, saying it would end love jihad. The investigation is on and matter is being probed for further details, he added. 

News24Bureau


 

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