According to the details, Noorani Masjid in Talacheru Village of Rajahmundry was attacked and its muazzin, Mohammed Farooq (60), a native of Bihar was killed.
He had come to this place a few months back. He was a kind-hearted person who was leading the life according to the tenets of Islam due to which miscreants targeted him.
They also desecrated the Quran and burnt the other articles. Burnt pieces of cigarettes and beedis were found in the masjid. The local residents told that this kind of incident took place for the first time in Rajahmundry. They demanded to arrest the culprits. The dead body of the Muazzin was shifted to hospital for postmortem. Police sought 48 hours to search for the attackers. The adjoining areas of Rajahmundry became tense.