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Horrific video! Muslim man brutally beaten, burnt to death over love jihad

Horrific video! Muslim man brutally beaten, burnt to death over love jihad

The family of a Muslim labourer who was burnt alive in Rajasthan for alleged "love jihad" demanded the death penalty for the accused and claimed that there was a conspiracy, The Indian Express reported.

The accused has been identified as Shambhu Lal while the deceased, Ifrazul (45), was a daily wage laborer from West Bengal.

In the video, Raigar is seen striking Afrazul with an axe, dousing him with petrol and setting him ablaze before fleeing the scene.

The accused has been arrested and a special investigation team (SIT) has been set up to probe the case. After killing Sheikh, Raigar made another video where he talks to the camera. The Internet has been suspended in Rajsamand to stop the circulation of two video clips that were posted on WhatsApp, allegedly by the killer.

The victim has been identified as Mohammed Afrazul, 48, from Malda in West Bengal.

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The most famous case in recent times of the so-called "love jihad" is that of Hindu woman Akhila Ashokan from Kerala whose parents moved court to annul her marriage to her Muslim husband.

"Jihadists, leave our country or you will meet the same fate", he later says in the video. On reaching the spot, senior police officials including SP Manoj Kumar, ASP Manish Tripathi, DSP Rajendra Singh found a badly disfigured body, following which a forensic team and dog squad were summoned.

A half-charred body of Muslim man was found in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Wednesday.

Agriculture equipment used in the murder and the dead man's bike and slippers were found from the location of the murder. A motorcycle and a scooty can also be seen in the video.

In the video that went viral, Raigar can be seen beating up Sheikh and then pouring kerosene oil on his body and burning him alive.


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