Man burnt alive in Rajsamand over alleged case of love jihad

A sensational case has come to the fore from Rajasthan’s Rajsamand where a man was burnt alive allegedly for committing ‘love jihad’.

Not just that, the perpetrator of the heinous crime made a video of the act which was later put on the social media.

The entire incident happened on Dev heritage road in Rajnagar area of Rajsamand.

The 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.

The 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.

Agriculture equipment used in the murder and the dead man’s bike and slippers were found from the location of the murder.

An attempt was made to burn the victim by pouring kerosene on him.

The 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.

In 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.

Rajsamand police is conducting further investigations in the case.

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