In a goodwill gesture, more than 100 Hindu villagers visited Dadri victim’s family and insisted them not to leave the village assuring peace and safety.
The villagers condemned the lynch attack executed by few youth. Sub-divisional Magistrate of Dadri, Rajesh Kumar Singh and other prominent seniors of the village also visited Mohammed Akhlaq’s house. The SDM said that the people want normalcy back in the village and that the presence of secutiy and police is affecting the atmosphere.
"I agreed to the demand of villagers and talked to Ikhlaq’s family, and they also expressed their willingness to meet Hindu families. A meeting was arranged at Ikhlaq’s house. Around one hundred villagers that included senior citizens, women and children went to the victim’s house and met his family members," Singh said.