In a shocking incident which has escaped attention of the liberal ‘intolerance brigade’, a Hindu villager was lynched to death by his Muslim neighbours for merely asking the neighbour Idris to vacate a house Swarup had temporarily loaned to Idris for keeping animals.
As per a Dainik Jagran report, the incident which occurred in Nazarganj village of Bareilly district, UP, has sent shockwaves through the area. The key accused Idris is absconding, and police has taken his wife into custody.
Ram Swarup had one empty house in the village, and few days back Idris requested him to allow use of that empty house to tie his animals. Ram Swarup agreed. After 2-3 days, when Ram Swarup told Idris not to use his house anymore, Idris refused to remove his animals.
Yesterday evening, both sides had a major argument on this issue, and Idris’ side thrashed Ram Swarup so badly that he fainted and died before he could be taken to hospital by his family.
Police has sent Ram Swarup’s body for post mortem, and are looking for the accused. Heavy police force has been deployed due to widespread tension in the village over Ram Swarup’s death.
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