In a case of suspected love jihad in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district, a viral video of a man killing another with a sickle and subsequently dousing the corpse with kerosene before setting it ablaze, has shocked the administration.
The accused, who is has been identified as Shambhu Nath Raigar, was arrested soon afterwards. According to Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria, a special investigation team has been set up to probe the case.
It is shocking how he killed the man and made a video of it. Accused has been arrested and a special investigation team (SIT) has been set up for investigation in the case: Gulab Chand Kataria, #Rajasthan Home Minister on incident in Rajsamand where a man was burnt to death. pic.twitter.com/4d7vbPc3NH
— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2017
Earlier, the police had received information that a charred body had been found in a field under the jurisdiction of Rajnagar police station. The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Bhutta Sheikh and his motorcycle was also found near the site of the murder.
The police then found the video which was circulated on social media. In the video, Raigar is seen striking Shaikh with a sickle and dousing him with kerosene and setting him ablaze before fleeing the scene. “Raigar is seen threatening eyewitnesses over love jihad,” a police official said.
Article Type: Report Sections: India Authors: Kartikey Dev Singh Agencies: DNA webdesk Cities: Mumbai Tags: Rajasthan murder Love Jihad stabbling Thu, 7 Dec 2017-10:34am Date updated: Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 10:39am Article Images:
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