PRAYAGRAJ Pressure gripped a village in Prayagraj district on Tuesday, a day after a 16-year-old Hindu boy was allegedly crushed to dying by a bunch of individuals from the Muslim group as he tried to object to a molestation try on his 15-year-old cousin, police stated on Tuesday.
4 minors have been detained and the village head was arrested in reference to the incident, which passed off at Dattu Ka Pura village below Khiri police station limits on Monday, Prayagraj commissioner of police Ramit Sharma stated. “SHO of Khiri police station Naveen Singh and a police outpost in-charge Bappi Soni have been suspended for not taking immediate motion within the incident,” Sharma added.
In a grievance lodged in opposition to the 5 accused, all from Muslim group, relations of the deceased have alleged that the group assaulted the boy when he tried to stop them from molesting his cousin on Monday afternoon. The incident passed off when the boy, a Class 10 scholar, and his cousin, a yr junior to him, have been returning dwelling from their faculty.
“The boy was rushed to the hospital in a severe situation. He succumbed to his accidents throughout remedy,” one other police officer stated.
Based mostly on the grievance from the household of the deceased, a case below sections 302 (homicide), 354 (outraging modesty of a lady), 324 (voluntarily inflicting harm by harmful weapons), 506 (felony intimidation) and 34 (felony act carried out by a number of individuals in furtherance of widespread intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered, the officer stated.
The incident took a communal hue on Tuesday, when a big group of villagers from the Hindu group, together with stick-wielding girls, surrounded the Khiri police station and tried to barge in. Additionally they blocked a highway demanding justice for the deceased, the officer stated. Subsequently, further police power was known as in to restore regulation and order.
The police commissioner, together with district Justice of the Peace Sanjay Khatri, additionally visited Khiri to pacify the agitating villagers.
“The scenario is below management,” DCP (trans-Yamuna) Santosh Kumar Meena stated. “A heavy power has been deployed within the space as a precautionary measure.”