MURSHIDABAD RIOT UPDATE
MURSHIDABAD COMMUNAL RIOT : UPDATE
Although district administration and
Names of 2 Hindus who were killed by the Muslims with sharp weapons are Manik Mandal and Gopal Mandal of Jhaubona. Another Hindu, Sumanta Mandal got serious injury on shoulder and left hand. He is now fighting for life at
One Muslim student of class XI, name Minarul, died in hospital after he got injury in scuffle in the school. Minarul was adamant to perform Namaz in school. He challenged all Hindu students to stop him to perform namaz.
Today 2 headless deadbodies were found in the nearby field of betel leaves. Identity of these bodies could not be established till now.
All Hindu shops at Trimohini market have been looted and burnt.
All 25 Hindu houses of Darapara village (a part of Jhaubona) have been looted and burnt.
The whole attack on Hindus was pre planned. Notorious Muslim criminals were brought in and were lodged in the large mosque at Trimohini market.
At about 2.30 pm, provincial police force and RAF led by District Superintendent of Police Mr. Saratlal Meena rushed to the spot to stop the rioters. At that time, announcement was made from the local mosque that this police force is not actual police force, those are false policemen sent by Kartik Maharaj from Beldanga Bharat Sevashram Sangha to attack on the Muslims. Hearing this announcement from mosque, Muslims started pelting stones and attacking the police force with redoubled vehemence. Even after that the S.P. did not order firing. As a result, 10 policemen were injured and the car of Addl. D.M. was broken. After one hour being at receiving end, when lives of police personnel were in danger, then only S.P. ordered to fire. In this firing, it is learnt that some Muslims were injured and died in this police firing.
BSF searching in 2 Muslim villages named Kajisaha and Kapasdanga is going on.
All roads towards Jhaubona have been sealed by police. Nobody is being allowed to enter the area. In Beldanga town, prohibitory order of sec. 144 has been clamped restricting any gathering.