Faridabad lynching: Accused says was drunk, egged on

Junaid and brothers Shaqir and Hashim had been stabbed soon after the train left Ballabgarh station. Junaid later died at the Civil Hospital in Palwal.

Written by Sakshi Dayal | Faridabad | Published:June 25, 2017 5:06 am
 Faridabad lynching,  Faridabad murder, junaid khan, Delhi-Mathura train murder, Ballabgarh  lynching, eid shopping, beef eating, crowd, india news, indian express The accused was produced in court on Saturday morning and taken into three-day police custody for further interrogation, said police. (Source: ANI)

The man accused of stabbing 15-year-old Junaid Khan to death on board a Delhi-Mathura train on Thursday evening has told police that he was “intoxicated” and “egged on by fellow passengers” to attack the boy.

Haryana Railways Superintendent of Police Kamaldeep Goyal said, “So far, he has revealed that he was intoxicated on Thursday evening and that he boarded the coach at Ballabgarh after realising there was a fight taking place inside. He got involved in the argument and has stated that when the crowd egged him on, he became violent with the boys. He has claimed that he was the one wielding the knife, but we still have to conduct further investigations to confirm that.”

Junaid and brothers Shaqir and Hashim had been stabbed soon after the train left Ballabgarh station. Junaid later died at the Civil Hospital in Palwal. According to the post-mortem report received by the Faridabad police on Saturday, Junaid died of stab wounds sustained in his arms and thighs.

The accused, Ramesh, was produced in court on Saturday morning and taken into three-day police custody for further interrogation, said police. Sources said the Faridabad Police has detained another man and formed three separate teams to investigate the incident.

Hashim, one of Junaid’s brothers who was among those stabbed, was summoned to the police station on Saturday morning to identify the culprits. “Four people were presented to me but I could only identify two of them.However, neither of them stabbed us; they were only involved in the scuffle,” he said.

Police have added two more IPC sections to the FIR, including attempt to murder. “During our investigations, we found that Sections 298 (uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC would be relevant to the case,” said Goyal.

At their home in Khandawli village, Junaid’s parents said no one from the state government or from the ruling party had paid them a visit. A CPI(M) delegation led by Brinda Karat and Mohammad Salim visited them on Saturday evening and said they would seek compensation for Junaid’s family as well as free treatment for his brothers.

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    Mohd Sayeed Anwar
    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:36 pm
    Modi Ji!!! Congratulations!! It might be indeed achche din for you and your terrorist Dal RSS!! but please get the Muslims back their Bure (bad) din. At least such cruelest incident was never supposed to be. Your Ghunadas have overdone even beyond your expectations. Congratulate them. But remember! The Supreme creator Has chosen you as the protector of 1.25 crore Indian citizens and all 1.25 crore citizens are equal to Him. He (The Supreme Creator) will not let free. He will surely teach you the lesson. Fear from Him. He is the Mightiest and exalted in power. You have to be responsible before Him, no matter which religion you follow.
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      shit australian
      Jun 26, 2017 at 10:58 am
      india soon will deal with cvil war in future years the condition is in india.
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        shit australian
        Jun 26, 2017 at 10:57 am
        indianrs are goons either of any religion shown in last year jatt agitation
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          shit australian
          Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 am
          privatise indian railway and only allow people wit tickets.
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            shit australian
            Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 am
            indian express has nothing highlited the unsafe people in train
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              shit australian
              Jun 26, 2017 at 10:54 am
              this may be communal but hindud and ladies also not safe on train goons aretravelling in train.
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                Sobre
                Jun 25, 2017 at 8:18 pm
                Where is my country heading to? It is heartrending to see the photo of the grieving mother
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                  Priyank
                  Jun 25, 2017 at 2:05 pm
                  After witnessing so many barbaric incidents involving hindus, it would be right to say that there is no difference between extremist hindus and extremist muslims. Both are killing humanity in the name of an imaginary sky daddy
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