A 25-year-old Hindu man was brutally killed in broad public view right here by his Muslim spouse’s brother and one other individual in a case of suspected honour killing, with the incident sending shockwaves after the gory homicide that was caught on digicam went viral.
The incident occurred on Wednesday night time at Saroornagar when the sufferer, B Nagaraju, a Dalit was travelling on a bike together with his spouse and was confronted by his attackers — Syed Mobin Ahmed and Mohammed Masood Ahmed — who got here on a scooter, stopped the couple on the street and attacked the person in full public view with an iron rod earlier than stabbing him with a knife, killing him on the spot, police mentioned. Each individuals have been arrested.
Police mentioned Syed Mobin Ahmed was against his sister’s relationship with Nagaraju, and had even warned her towards it.
After stopping the couple, the duo pushed Nagaraju to the bottom and beat him up indiscriminately with the rod and stabbed him to demise and eventually fled the place, police mentioned.
Each the accused had been arrested on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (LB Nagar Zone) Sunpreet Singh instructed reporters a homicide case beneath related Indian Penal Code sections and the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Modification Act, 2015 was registered. The case can be tried in a fast-track court docket, the DCP added.
The sufferer’s distraught spouse instructed the media she knew her husband for the final 11 years and claimed 5 individuals attacked him.
The Hindu-Muslim couple had been classmates in class and faculty and had been in love for greater than 5 years whilst her household was towards the connection. They received married in January this 12 months towards the desires of her relations, police mentioned.
Mobin Ahmed had warned his sister previously, police mentioned, including she subsequently walked out of her home to marry Nagaraju.
Since then Mobin Ahmed was nursing a grudge towards Nagaraju, police mentioned. He had been planning to get rid of Nagaraju and alongside together with his relative hatched a plan and applied it on Wednesday, police mentioned. The sufferer’s father additionally alleged Mobin Ahmed was against the inter-faith marriage.
Condemning the incident, Telangana BJP president and Lok Sabha member Bandi Sanjay Kumar mentioned Nagaraju was focused as a result of he married a Muslim lady and dubbed it as a “spiritual homicide.”
He demanded that the culprits ought to be recognized and “the forces and organisations behind them be made public”.
In an announcement, he requested as to why the so-called secular events and secular intellectuals weren’t responding on such a ghastly homicide, whilst he acknowledged that his celebration is described as communal when it referred to sure religiously fanatic outfits allegedly indulging in ‘love jihad”.
‘Love jihad’ is a time period utilized by the saffron celebration and proper wing organisations to assert spiritual conversion of non-Muslim ladies, primarily Hindus within the guise of affection by Muslim males.
The ‘pseudo-secularists’ ought to inform individuals what sort of incident the current homicide is, he mentioned. Kumar additionally requested as to why “progressive individuals” and “progressive media” who had been vociferous over “honour killing” at Miryalguda previously had been tight-lipped now.
The BJP chief, identified for his sturdy Hindutva views, additionally mentioned the Hindu society ought to condemn such incidents and query communal forces and organisations and the so-called secular events.
Condemning the incident, some organisations raised slogans demanding justice. The couple had received married at Arya Samaj in Previous Metropolis of Hyderabad on January 31.