Mob Lynching: Minor Thrashed To Death On Suspicion Of Theft In Adarsh Nagar

Amid hustle and bustle in the country over various mob lynching incidents another such incident shook the national capital on Friday

Mob lynching Adarsh Nagar delhi minor murdered
The young boy in white shirt was lynched by a mob in New Delhi's Adarsh Nagar
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 27 Jul 2019 10:01 AM
New Delhi: A bone chilling incident of mob lynching has come to light from Delhi’s Lal Bagh area in Adarsh Nagar. A minor was brutally thrashed to death in North-West Delhi, who entered a house in the area. The incident took place on Friday morning. The police have filed a case of unintended murder and have held 6 accused.

Minor’s murder jolts Adarsh Nagar:  

Around 4 am on Friday morning a minor boy Sahil got into the residence of their neighbor. At the same Mukesh woke up from sleep and he saw Sahil who had allegedly gotten inside with intent of stealing. As soon as an alarm was raised, people gathered and started thrashing Sahil and thereafter the police was called.

The police admitted injured Sahil to the hospital:

Soon after Police arrived, they rushed the boy to Jagjeevan Ram hospital, who had been brutally injured after being thrashed by the mob. But, Sahil’s condition started worsening. The police have filed a case of unintended murder against the house owner Mukesh and have taken him in custody.

Sahil breathed his last on Friday evening; therefore police changed the charges levied against Mukesh.

Family seeks justice:

Speaking on the incident, the boy’s family member said “They started thrashing our boy at 2 am and kept beating him till 6am. I had a 15-year-old son who used to help in running our kitchen. Now who will feed his 2 sisters and 3 brothers?”

“When we got him up at 8:30, he was trying very hard to breathe They had planned to throw him on tracks in the morning, but then later left him like that. We all know these people and they only took away my son’s life” the family member said.

“We demand justice” the family member added.