The editorial in Siasat asserts that “this is a kind of a political statement and the PM has tried to evade responsibility. He did not make it clear that as the leader of the BJP, will he put pressure on the Jharkhand government and force them to act?”
On June 18, a mob tied Ansari to a pole, assaulted him and allegedly forced him to chant “Jai Shri Ram and “Jai Hanuman”. Ansari was arrested on charges of theft after the assault and sent to judicial custody, but died of his injuries in hospital.
Jayant Sinha's admission came a year after he triggered a controversy for felicitating and posing with the six accused after they were released on bail and taken straight to the minister's residence in Hazaribagh.
Deepak Mishra and Chhotu Verma, two of the main accused and top functionaries of the local Gau Raksha Samiti, on Monday surrendered before the a city court in Ramgarh district in connection with the lynching of Alimuddin Ansari, who was killed for allegedly carrying beef in his van, on June 29. Ramgarh Superintendent of Police […]