West Bengal CM Mamata Banarjee condemns killing of labourer in Rajasthan

Mohammad Afrazul was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on social media in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district.

Published: 07th December 2017 04:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 05:41 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KOLKATA: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today condemned the killing of a labourer from West Bengal in Rajasthan and termed the incident "inhuman".

Mohammad Afrazul was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on social media in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district. In the video, the laboured was seen hacked and burnt to death.

"We strongly condemn the heinous killing of a labourer from Bengal in Rajasthan. How can people be so inhuman. Sad," she said in a tweet.

According to SP of Rajsamand Manoj Kumar, the accused, who allegedly committed the crime yesterday, has been arrested and being interrogated.

The accused was also seen shouting at the victim in the video, IG of Udaipur Anand Srivastava said.

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria condemned the incident and said the case has been handed over to SIT for further investigations.

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