Lucknow: A case of beating a man to death by the sons of former pradhan Alim for shouting slogans of Yogi-Modi and Jai Shri Ram in Gulchappa Kala village under Daryabad in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh has come to light. The incident, which took place late on Monday (February 28, 2022), led to tension in the village as the accused were Muslims. At the same time, the injured youth Guddu Rawat in a critical condition was admitted to CHC from where he was later sent to the trauma centre.
According to a media report, Guddu Rawat alleged that he returned home after cutting sugarcane late on Monday (February 28, 2022) evening. After this, he went to the village itself to collect pan masala on a gumti. In the ongoing election debate, Guddu Rawat raised slogans of Zindabad, naming the local MLA along with Yogi-Modi, Jai Shri Ram. This enraged Guddu by two youths Salim and Adim of the village and brutally beat Guddu Rawat to death and left him in the same condition and fled from the spot. On receiving the information, the family members reached the spot. Also, as the case pertains to the Muslim community, Aliabad outpost in-charge Ajay Kumar Pandey also reached the spot. The condition of the youth admitted to CHC was referred to the trauma centre as his condition was critical. Later, on the complaint of Guddu, salim and adim, sons of former pradhan Alim alias Allu, have been booked for assault and under the SC-ST Act.
After registering an FIR in the case, the police tried to hush up the matter, but the angry mob reached the Aliabad police outpost on Tuesday morning and gheraoed the accused demanding their arrest. After which the police have detained two people in this case. Under pressure from villagers, on Tuesday morning, the police took Salim and Adim into custody and brought them to the Aliabad outpost. At the same time, angry villagers gheraoed the police post alleging discrimination in the police action and shouted slogans. Shadab, nephew of former village pradhan Alim, who was present there, also beat up the kotedar Haribhajan in front of the eyes of the police and the police could not do anything.
According to the report, it has also been revealed that Guddu Rawat was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon. Guddu's sister-in-law Manju, who was seriously injured in the report, said she was killed with a sharp weapon when she raised the slogan. Which made him unconscious. At the same time, Aliabad outpost in-charge Ajay Pandey said that there was a dispute over the election. At the same time, in this case, it is being said that due to the accused being from the Muslim community, there was resentment in the village. It is being told that the police had to struggle a lot to pacify the hours-long commotion to put pressure on the police to take action. Later, the police also registered a case against former pradhan Alim and his sons Salim, Adim and Nadeem on the complaint of kotedar Haribhajan. The accused were then taken into custody and brought to the police station.