Muslim labourer from West Bengal was allegedly burnt alive in Rajasthan's
Rajsamand district for allegedly committing "love jihad", said media
just that, the perpetrator of the heinous crime made a video of the act which
was later put on the social media.
entire incident happened on Dev heritage road in Rajnagar area of Rajsamand.
police had initially received information about the semi-burnt body of a man
being found. Senior police officials including SP Manoj Kumar, ASP Manish
Tripathi, DSP Rajendra Singh reached the location and found a badly disfigured
body. A team of FSL, dog squad was summoned.
police also asked people in the nearby areas to identify the person.The man in
the video was identified by some as Mohammed Bhatta Sheikh. The police are
still trying to verify the antecedents of the person whose body was found
in semi-burnt state.
equipment used in the murder and the dead man's bike and slippers were found
from the location of the murder.
attempt was made to burn the victim by pouring kerosene on him.
police had been conducting its investigations. However, a video surfaced on
social media in which one person, Shambhu Nath Raigar, can be seen beating the
victim, Mohammad Bhatta Sheikh in the video.
the video, it can be seen that initially the perpetrator hits the man
killed with an agricultural equipment, then pours kerosene on his body and
burns it. In the video, Raigar can be seen mentioning that those who indulge in
'love jihad' will be met with same fate.
police is conducting further investigations in the case.