In MP, homes of minority community set ablaze after elopement case

The girl is believed to have got off midway from the school van after reportedly telling her brother she was going to a relative’s house.

Written by Milind Ghatwai | Chhipaner (sehore) | Updated: July 11, 2017 11:31 am
A house that was set ablaze. Express

The homes of two dozen Muslim families were torched on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh after a youth from the community eloped with a minor Rajput girl. “If you don’t hand over the man and our girl within two hours, we will set every house on fire. If you don’t leave the village after that and try to intervene, no one will be spared,’’ a section of Hindu villagers had allegedly warned Muslims before torching almost every property owned by the minority community.

The father of the girl, reported missing on July 4, is a deputy sarpanch. The girl is believed to have got off midway from the school van after reportedly telling her brother she was going to a relative’s house. The family lodged a complaint when the Class XI student did not return home in the evening. Police said the girl had fled with Shabir Ali, who is in his early 20s.

Nearly two dozen houses were targeted in the frenzy that lasted several hours on Saturday. No shrine belonging to Muslims was damaged. The couple was traced to Nagpur and brought to Nasrullaganj village on Monday and Shabir was charged with rape and kidnapping. He has been sent to jail custody and the girl handed over to her parents.

Quresha Bi said, “Why should the entire community be punished for the fault of one person, we asked. We said, ‘kill the accused when you find him but spare us’. But they were in no mood to listen.’’ The police have so far arrested six people in connection with the case of arson.

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    Arya
    Jul 11, 2017 at 5:36 pm
    If You dont want something to happen at any cost, be MAD,Have PASSION-FILLED AGRESSION, probability would be minimised.
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      r
      Jul 11, 2017 at 2:48 pm
      Few months back a minority guy killed a Hindu mother and daughter after the daughter turned down his proposal. This news came only in 2 newspapers and not in newspapers like Islmic Express. For them it is blood and for Hindus it is tomato paste.
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        r
        Jul 11, 2017 at 2:48 pm
        This happened in Coimbatore and this fact can be checked
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          Madarchod Mohammad
          Jul 11, 2017 at 3:04 pm
          Just 2 days ago, a muslim killed a Hindu girl in delhi . He was following her and proposed her to marry. She turned down. Angry muslim stabbed Hindu girl to death.
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            Indian Express Wants Hindu Genocide
            Jul 11, 2017 at 5:10 pm
            If we see this Islamic express jurNos out on the street, we shud not spare them at any cost, they are real terrorist , doing Hindu genocide
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            Vinay
            Jul 11, 2017 at 2:13 pm
            WAH BYE WAH .... THIRD GRADE PEOPLE.. THATS WHY WE ARE CALLED THIRD WORLD COUNTRY AND WE DREAM ABOUT BECOMING A WORLD POWER
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              Parth Garg
              Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm
              It is a mystery as to why Hindu girls are attracted towards lowly Muslims. If it is a love Jihad whether the parents and relatives of the Rajput girl were deaf, dumb and blind not to suspect the behavious of their daughter.
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                muzafar
                Jul 11, 2017 at 6:29 pm
                Becoz hindus are enuch, low level filthy! commit rapes during holi!
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                Sumit
                Jul 11, 2017 at 1:50 pm
                The right and best medicine for such love jihath. The love jihath disease cant be cured by another love showing ineffective medicine... The right medicine for love jihath has been invented by the scientists of a small village in Madhya Pradesh. Thank you guys.
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                  Divakar
                  Jul 11, 2017 at 3:27 pm
                  A Quick and effective lesson for slow learners.
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