New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 22: This comes as a shocking incident from Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Congress worker Manoj Dubey, was allegedly murdered over a Facebook post. The gruesome incident took place near the Asalpha metro station in Mumbai. when Manoj was attacked with some sharp weapons and a sword as well.By the time he was taken to the hospital, it was too late. He was rushed to Rajawadi hospital in a critical condition but was declared brought dead.Some BJP Yuva Morcha activist were arrested by Sakinaka police in connection with the case.
A Facebook post by Manoj saying that Congress will form a government in 2019 Lok Sabha elections became the apple of discord. The post got some harsh comments from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Bajrang Dal workers which led to a debate between them and ended with the murder.In course of investigation police have made some arrests. Sunil Dubey, Umesh Singh, Akash Sharma of BJP Yuva Morcha have been arrested in connection with the case. Earlier in September, Youth Congress leader Arun Kumar from Yelahanka, Bangalore was hacked to death by four assailants. The accused had hit him with sharp weapons in an attempt to kill him. After the assailant's fled from the spot, Akash was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead. The murder is gaining attention from the media and other political personalities.