New Delhi: The members of a a right-wing outfit on Friday torched two homes belonging to a Muslim man after accusing him of kidnapping a Hindu lady in Agra, police mentioned.
In accordance with police, the members of Dharam Jagran Samanvay Sangh set ablaze a home of a gymnasium proprietor Sajid in Agra’s Runakta space on Friday. An adjoining home, belonging to his household, was additionally set on fireplace. Police arrested eight individuals concerned within the mob assault.
Notably, the 22-year-old lady, a category 11 pupil, went lacking on Monday and was traced again by police two days later. Nonetheless, Sajid’s whereabouts couldn’t be found.
Though her relations lodged a lacking report, in a video that surfaced on social media, the girl mentioned she is an grownup and had gone willingly with the person.
Nonetheless, the members of the group have been demanding the arrest of the person they accused of kidnapping the girl. As a result of agitation, the retailers within the native Runakta market additionally downed shutters on Friday.
There have been no stories of accidents within the assault on the gymnasium proprietor’s home.
After the incident, the police put up in-charge has been suspended over negligence and an investigation has been ordered towards the Sikandra station home officer.
“If discovered responsible, motion can be taken towards him as properly,” information company PTI quoted Agra’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Sudheer Kumar Singh, as saying.
Each are adults, the SSP mentioned, including police will produce the girl in court docket. There was a delay on this because of the holidays.
He mentioned an FIR has been registered towards the members of the group that set the homes on fireplace.