Home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the lynching of a Muslim man in Uttar Pradesh’s Dadri, following rumours that he ate beef should not be given a communal colour.
“It was an unfortunate incident. But it is not proper to give communal colour to it,” he said.
— ANI (@ANI_news) October 4, 2015
On the night of 28 September, Mohammed Akhlaq was dragged out of his house in a Greater Noida’s Bisara village and killed by a mob after rumours that he had consumed beef.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday met Akhlaq’s family in Lucknow and vowed to bring the guilty to book.