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Horrific video of man axing labourer, burning him alive, goes viral

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December 07, 2017 15:18


In a shocking incident, a labourer was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on social media in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district, police said.


The slain labourer, who hailed from West Bengal, was identified as Mohammad Afrazul.


The accused, Shambhu Lal, who allegedly committed the crime in Raj Nagar has been arrested, SP Rajsamand Manoj Kumar told PTI.


He said that the accused, a resident of Raj Nagar, was being interrogated.


Home minister Gulabchand Kataria condemned the incident and said that the investigation has been handed over to SIT for further investigation.


In the video, the labourer was hacked and burnt to death. "The labourer died on the spot," police said. According to the IG Udaipur Anand Srivastava, the accused was also seen shouting at the victim in the video, saying it would end love jihad. The investigation is on and matter is being probed for further details, he added. -- PTI


Image: The killer has been identified as Shambhu Lal and the man he murdered is believed to be Ifrazul.

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