‘I was drunk’, says accused arrested for murder of 15-year-old youth on Mathura-bound train

15-year-old Junaid Khan and his three brothers were attacked by a group of 7-8 men on board a Mathura-bound train.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 24, 2017 8:01 pm
The accused arrested by police in connection with murder of Junaid Khan. ANI photo

One of the accused arrested in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old boy on a Mathura-bound train on Thursday evening admitted that he was drunk when the youth was lynched, as per reports in ANI. However, according to a Hindustan Times report, the accused said he was provoked by his friends to attack the boy and others because they were ‘beef-eaters’.

15-year-old Junaid Khan and his three brothers were attacked by a group of 7-8 men on board a Mathura-bound train. All of them were headed to there home after Eid shopping in New Delhi. One of the victims, 23-year-old Shaqir, told Indian Express that the attackers made religious remarks about their clothing and called them beef-eaters.

Meanwhile, the FIR registered in the case mentions that the scuffle took place over availability of seats. Case has been registered underIPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 302 (murder), and 34 (common intention) at Government Railway Police station, Faridabad.

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    sunny
    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:03 am
    I think congress appease minority and in reality minority were not getting much benefits but Congress rule India for decades. Now BJP is appeasing a majority of Indians irrespective of caste and religion and these sects of people like congress rule not getting much benefit , but BJP getting elected. Cow vigilante is one of the appeasing category
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      Birendra
      Jun 25, 2017 at 5:46 am
      this gaurakshak was drunk what a banana republic,has got no value of human life here,feku country
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        Sahir
        Jun 25, 2017 at 5:19 am
        Now no reporter will ask PM .. why are you silent India wants to know
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          ms
          Jun 25, 2017 at 4:41 am
          Muslims routinely blow up innocent people and then shed crocodile tears over the death of one of their own.
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            Sahir
            Jun 25, 2017 at 5:17 am
            R u blind.. go check ur conscience who is getting killed?
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              ms
              Jun 25, 2017 at 6:15 am
              Talking about conscience... You got your own country when India was divided... Why didn't you guys move there? Your people live in India and then join IS to kill non muslims. Your people cheer for a Pakistan and Bangladesh when they defeat India in a sporting event. Your people lunch police officers and now you want sympathy. Just effoff and let the rest live peacefully.
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              Tushar
              Jun 25, 2017 at 6:36 am
              U hate monger ..u exposed ur filthy mentality of hate ... Iam sure u are person not honoured not even among ur community also .. Coz such a narrow minded person may invite troubles for them also
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                ms
                Jun 25, 2017 at 6:48 am
                > hate monger Hey, at least I don't follow a book that calls for killing and maiming of people.
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              namza
              Jun 25, 2017 at 3:12 am
              It is disheartening to learn about the killing of a lad by a senseless man. Who can claim to own even one's own very life? None can. Life is a gift of God. If that be true, who has the right to take somebody else's life? We indians always respected others to the extent that even an unintended touch was reciprocated by sincere signs of apology. Our culture of inviolence has been replaced by unruly characters who want to harm and bring more pain to innocent people. What is wrong with our police system? Why is the judiciary quiet on such issues? God alone be our saving grace if each of us has to fend for himself.
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                Anonymous
                Jun 25, 2017 at 2:47 am
                Now, i think that justice is still not served and may not be especially in a world where people have 'i don't care, I only mutter like a dog's at ude'. I know the helplessness and of the fact that sometimes words are you what we only have except death if you confront the problem face-on. So I speak and also support my muslim brothers. First of all, for such action to take place at all, there must be ready made conditions to fuel such acts, which is very well supported by the current state and also because liberals are often succeeded by nationalists alternatively as crying middle class babies need to lash out their frustration and such an example may be found here. Noone bothers to read a bit of history and in a country ruled by delusions, the media entertains illogical discourses and biased views incongruent with history and events whether in Kashmir or history of violence by states and corporates. I know at the end of day that those at the end of violence also have only two options
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                  Adrian Akau
                  Jun 25, 2017 at 2:43 am
                  Non-beef eaters feel they are superior humans to those who eat beef. Therefore, as superior beings, they have the right to take the lives of inferior ones.
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                    Arvind Jain
                    Jun 25, 2017 at 1:51 am
                    Such hate crimes and illogical murders cant be allowed in India. Severe punishment must be meted out to all in the crowd who murdered the boy. By the we would also like to see same punishment for murderers in Kashmir who lynched the policeman on duty
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