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Four more accused arrested in lynching of 15-yr-old Junaid

New Delhi: The lynching of a young Muslim boy Junaid Khan who was killed by the mob on the train a week before has ignited a spark throughout the various regions asking for justice under the banner ‘Not In My Name’ a campaign started protesting ‘Muslim Killings’ through the country.

The Haryana Police on this Wednesday has arrested four more accused in Junaid’s lynching following CM Manohar Lal Khattar statement over the issue reported ANI.

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar reacting to the issue said that the perpetrators would be brought to justice.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu condemned the stabbing earlier today said “Any incident of such nature is condemnable. It is brutal, atrocious. It will not be acceptable at all. People who are responsible for the same should be identified and dealt very firmly”.

Last week, 15-yr-old Junaid was lynched by mobs on the train which killed him on the spot. The young boy was stabbed with knives along with his two brothers on board after returning from Eid Shopping in Delhi. The argument over seats in train transformed into religious slurs and hatred against the Muslim community killing the young boy.

The very next day the Police arrested a man 35-yr-old who claimed he stabbed Junaid as he was drunk.

Faridabad Deputy Superintendent of Police (Government Railway Police) Mohinder Singh stated that the department is scanning CCTV footage to identify the killers saying “We are trying to procure the CCTV footage from various points which may help us in nabbing the remaining accused”, he also added that they have announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for those who will provide them with information related to the incident.

The residents of Ballabhgarh on Eid wore black armbands in protest against the killing, as reported in Indian Express.