New Delhi/Lucknow, Oct 3: When the whole country is in shock over the Dadri lynching, Sadhvi Prachi’s statement that what happened in Dadri was right as Mohammed Iqlakh should not have eaten beef, is only going to add fuel to fire. The controversial Hindu political activist also went on to claim that Iqlakh was killed because of personal animosity.
As a special probe in to the incident has been ordered by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the state government announcing Rs 20 lakh ex-gratia to the family, the latest comment by the Sadvi has raised eyebrows of the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party. Sadhvi Prachi said, “Jo gau maans (cow meat) khane waley hain, unka yahi hashra hona chahiye ( Whoever eats beef, should be treated like this)” Adding more on the incident she said that Iqlakh’s brother has revealed that the incident took because of personal grudges. She said, “Ikhlakh key bhai ney khulaasa kiya hai, wo kisi sazish key tehet aapsi ranjish mein maare gaye hain.” (Als0 Read: Dadri lynching case: Akhilesh Yadav announces Rs 20 lakh for Iqlakh’s family, Centre waits for report)
Also, since Tuesday, political visits to the village have increased. Latest addition was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who interacted with the family on Saturday evening. However, Iqlakh’s son Sartaj, who works as a technician in the Indian Air Force had requested the state government that they don’t want to meet any of the political visit, but what they want is a fair probe. As per to the reports, 10 people have been arrested. (Also Read: New Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid to marry a Hindu girl from Ghaziabad in November)
Mohammed Iqlakh, 55, who was beaten down to death, while his 22-year-old son Danish son was critically injured by a mob on which barged into their house following rumours that the family had consumed beef, on Monday night.