₹10 lakh for kin of Ballabgarh victim

first_imgHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday condemned the killing of a 17-year-old Muslim youth, Junaid, who was stabbed to death by a mob on a train last Thursday in Ballabgarh.“I condemn the incident and urge people to maintain peace in the State,” Mr. Khattar said on the sidelines of a meeting to review various skill development schemes being implemented in Haryana. He said that one accused was arrested, and search was on to nab others. The State government had provided financial aid of ₹10 lakh to the victim’s kin, he added.BJP’s minority Morcha chief Abdul Rasheed Ansari said the killing was a matter of concern “not just as a member of the minority community but also as a citizen of India and as member of a political party”. “My party is equally concerned about it,” he said.Fast probeHe also said that the incident in Ballabhgarh was being investigated efficiently with great speed by the State. “It may have been that at the time of the incident, there may not have been enough policemen to control the mob, but that cannot be linked to the intentions of the government to prevent and investigate the incident.”last_img

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