Ballabhgarh lynching: Junaid’s father demands death penalty for accused

Ballabhgarh lynching: The prime accused was arrested from Dhule from Maharashtra within a fortnight of the crime. The police said that the accused has confessed.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 9, 2017 1:22 pm
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A day after police claimed to have arrested the prime accused in the lynching of Junaid Khan, the victim’s father, Jalaluddin, demanded death penalty for all the accused in the case, ANI reported on Sunday. The prime accused was arrested from Dhule from Maharashtra within a fortnight of the crime. The police said that the accused has confessed.  Identified as Naresh Rakh, he was detained by the Haryana police on Saturday afternoon. “Rakh was detained in the Sakri police station limits on Saturday afternoon by the Haryana Police,” Dhule Superintendent of Police M Ramkumar told The Sunday Express. “After making a police diary entry, the team took Rakh to Haryana.”

A senior personnel at the Maharashtra DGP’s office said: “Rakh managed to flee after the incident and was staying with his relatives in Dhule. The Haryana team was on his trail and managed to pick up a few leads through technical surveillance. The team arrived in Maharashtra on Saturday afternoon and took Rakh into custody. The Maharashtra Police was subsequently informed,” said the official

Earlier, the five men who were arrested in the case had admitted that they were present on the train but denied stabbing Junaid. The identification parade will be conducted soon, according to Police. On June 22,  Junaid was stabbed to death while he was returning to his home in Ballabgarh after finishing Eid shopping in Delhi with his brothers . An argument over seats escalated and a mob of around 20 people stabbed Junaid and his brothers Shaqir and Hashim. Junaid succumbed to his injuries on the same day.

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    AlsoIndian
    Jul 10, 2017 at 11:38 am
    Death penalty in India is only for Muslims. Look the terrorists who admitted their crimes but are out on bail. A police officer engaged in encounters was promoted to a higher post. RSS machinery is spreading so many rumours that normal people start believing that mob lynchings were the results of instigation of the victims - who is ultimately turned into culprit. We have recently witnessed how BJP leaders have posted fake pictures from Bhojpuri movie and Gujarat 2002 riots to spread hatred. This is the reality of RSS and affiliates. This extremely dangerous and anti-national, but no serious is taken against them. On the contrary, if a Muslim was involved in such an activity, he would have been immediately arrested and put behind bars for years without trial. Common Indians must understand that RSS is sowing seeds of hatred and terror which burn the whole nation in the long run. Be careful! Be national and be rational!
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      Partha Roy
      Jul 9, 2017 at 10:47 pm
      Three members of a particular community killed a Hindu youth Sarath in Mangaluru two days ago. Those three should be hanged too.
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        Damodar Biswal
        Jul 9, 2017 at 8:33 pm
        He deserves no mercy.He may not be hanged immediately,but police should leave no stone unturned to make the case strong against him very strong for the courts to awad him maximum punishment.
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          AlsoIndian
          Jul 10, 2017 at 11:43 am
          The poor person will be hanged but what about the well-organized and well-oiled propaganda machinery which is spreading hatred and dividing society in the name of religion? Some of such incidents are spontaneous, but most are well--organized and well-planned attacks. I think it is more important to hang those anti-nationals (be it from any religion) who are posting fake pictures and spreading fake propaganda on social media. They only intention is to divide and nation to rule.
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          abdul
          Jul 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm
          It is the duty of government to give the suitable punishment to the terrorist so that another person should afraid to do the crime. If the terrorist not get the suitable punishment, the Almighty Allah definitely give the justice.
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            Anil Kumar
            Jul 9, 2017 at 6:54 pm
            It started with whose seats in a train compartment and one can see where it has reached..If one is a daily traveler will know thats its very common to have daily scuffles between long distance traveller and daily traveller near major cities.. Certain section supported by higher ups in M-World want to destablize/give bad name to India .. Yes culprit must be punished.. with due diligence not based on mob news and paid news
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              Damodar Biswal
              Jul 9, 2017 at 8:35 pm
              There may be some exchange of words.The kid might have misbehaved with him.But that does not give the culprit to kill him.The killer must be punished.
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              Joseph Mumbai
              Jul 9, 2017 at 6:37 pm
              We want death penalty for all those who burned Hindu property and killed Hindus. Including for the MLA who led the hordes.
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                SANKARAN
                Jul 9, 2017 at 5:26 pm
                ALL SUCH CRIMINALS CULPRITS MUST BE HANGED TO DEATH.
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                  suresh
                  Jul 9, 2017 at 5:22 pm
                  No way for capital punishment..Don't go by media trial ..Let court decide It's just a fight for seat and nothing else..Stop media trial .
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                    Mujahidahmad Mohammad
                    Jul 9, 2017 at 5:37 pm
                    Ys dear brother as you said it started with as fight for seats.. And imagine to get seat on the train someone murdered a fellow human being? Are you supporting this type of wildness in our society? If his father is asking for justice and why makes you bother so much?
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                      Vnk
                      Jul 9, 2017 at 7:35 pm
                      Do u support having of all Muslim goonda criminals also?
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