A Muslim man was brutally lynched in the Alwar district of India’s Rajasthan for suspicions of chopping wood illegally in a forest in the Rampur area.
According to media reports, the victim was identified as Wasim, and his friends were in a jeep when a mob attacked them near the Narol village.
“The mob was carrying sharp-edged weapons, sticks, and iron rods. Wasim, who was injured in the attack, was taken to the B.D.M. Government Hospital in Kotputli,” the report said.
“Those who attacked the three individuals also included forest officials,” it stated.
FIR was registered at the Harosa police station and the police detained 10 men, including four forest officials.
The FIR was filed by Wasim’s father Tayyab Khan.
It also mentioned that Neemrana Additional Superintendent of Police Jagram Meena as stating that the investigation was in progress and that the accused will be detained as soon as possible.