• Tuesday, June 28, 2022

INDIA

India police arrest three over lynching of Muslim man

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian police said Thursday they have arrested three suspects in the murder of a 60-year-old Muslim man lynched in apparent revenge after a fellow Muslim eloped with a local Hindu woman. Authorities said they were still searching for the ringleaders of a six-strong Hindu gang that beat Ghulam Mohammad to death on Tuesday in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The motive for the attack is not clear, but police said the men may have suspected Mohammad of helping the young couple, who were from the same village in Bulandshahr district, to elope. Uttar Pradesh has a significant Muslim minority…

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