UTTAR PRADESH: A revelation in the Dadri beef lynching case has given another angle to the case. Farida Abdullah Khan, a member of the National Commission for Minorities visited Dadri and she has made the statement that Dadri lynching was not spontaneous but involved some planning. (Also Read: All accused in Dadri lynching case arrested)
Farida Khan visited Dadri as part of the fact finding mission.
She further added that the citizenship rights of Muslims are being denied and challenged, especially in this case.
Earlier also, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan had slammed BJP and accused the party of planning and executing the murder of 50-year-old Akhlaq. (Also Read: #DadriMurder was planned & executed by BJP, Azam Khan threatens of writing to UN)
It is believed that rumours of Akhlaq and his family having consumed beef were spread in the village by a certain group after which Akhlaq’s family was attacked and Akhlaq was beaten to death.
The commission met today to discuss the report where they confirmed that the attack was planned. They have stated that the incident is not something to be taken lightly but that it should ‘be taken seriously.’
First Published | 21 October 2015 9:53 AM