The Rajasthan Police has filed a chargesheet towards 21 individuals accused of being concerned within the brutal abduction and lynching of two Muslim males in Haryana’s Bhiwani District on 16 February 2023. Amongst the accused is Monu Yadav alias Monu Manesar, who oversees the cow vigilante division on the right-wing Bajrang Dal in Haryana.
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On February 16, the charred skeletons of two males have been present in an SUV within the Bhiwani district of Haryana, The our bodies belonged to Nasir(25) and Juaid(35) who have been cousins residing within the village of Ghatmeeka. Their household who had reported them as lacking claimed that the 2 had been kidnapped by cow vigilantes belonging to Bajrang Dal underneath the guise of ‘defending cows’.
Their our bodies have been found in a Bolero the next morning in Loharu. One of many victims, Junaid, had 5 instances registered towards him as per the police and had prior prison prices laid towards him for bovine smuggling.
By way of DNA testing, a forensic report confirmed that the blood stains discovered within the Bolero and the stays have been of the 2 brothers. Based on the preliminary investigation, Junaid was murdered in Firojpur Jhirka whereas Nasir was asphyxiated close to Bhiwani after which the SUV was set on hearth on the night time of 14-15 February.
The accused have been charged underneath sections 365(kidnapping), 367(grievous damage after abduction), 147( rioting), 368( wrongful confinement), 201( inflicting disappearance of proof), 120B (prison conspiracy), and 302(homicide) amongst others and their investigation is being performed underneath Part 173(8) of the Code of Prison Process based on Shyam Singh, the Superintendent of Police in Bharatpur.
In response to the FIR, Monu Manesar, one of many accused, has claimed that he’s open to presenting himself to the Bharatpur Police each time he’s referred to as upon and has promised his full cooperation”.
Manesar has vehemently denied any participation within the homicide claiming “I’m nowhere concerned within the case. ” Manesar is notorious for his frequenting courts over his actions referring to cow vigilantism. He had amassed a following on social media for sharing movies of the “cow safety group” searching down supposed bovine smugglers.
Manesar has been backed by two maha panchayats of the area who declare that the accused is being focused for his political opinions and to color the Celebration within the flawed gentle because the Rajasthan meeting elections can be carried out this yr. The Mahapanchayat was closely attended by members of the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad who had earlier claimed that the celebration “Gained’t sit idle if cow protector arrested with out proof,”
After the preliminary investigation, the police named 9 suspects together with Rinku Saini, Anil and Srikant Pandit from Nuh, Kalu Jaat from Kaithal, Kishore from Karnal, Monu and Gogi from Bhiwani, Vikas and Sashikant Sharma from Jind however Manesar was not thought of a suspect, a truth his faction makes use of to assist that declare that he’s being framed.
The Police nabbed accused Monu Rana and Gogi on 14th April whereas Rinku Saini had been introduced underneath custody on seventeenth February. The alleged perpetrators named within the report are Mohit alias Monu Manesar, Vishal Jebli, Pravesh and Ravindra Badal; Sanjay Parmar, Devi Lal, Yogendra Acharya and Azad Acharya amongst others.