Six people have been arrested for the murder of a young man who was involved in a protest in Patna against the Citizenship Act. Two of the accused are among suspected from Hindu organizations. The dead body was found after 10 days from the protest day, on December 31, and the young man was last seen carrying a tricolor flag in his hands during the RJD’s roadshow against the citizenship law. When the police used force to end the protest, the man was trying to leave but killed in the meantime.
Police said six people, including 23-year-old Nagesh Samrat of Hindu Putra Sangathan, Vikas Kumar, 21, of Hindu Samaj Sangathan, have been arrested for the murder of 18-year-old Aamir Hanzla, who works as a bag stitcher in Phulwari Sharif. According to the report, the police have confirmed that the Hindu Putra Sangathan is among 19 organizations whose offices were sent a letter by the Bihar Police Special Branch in May last year to gather information.
Phulwari Sharif police station in-charge Rafiq Ur Rehman said, “So far, the investigation revealed that when the police reached the place of protest and removed people, Aamir was also trying to leave from there. Aamir was caught by some boys in the Sangat Gali area. According to the post mortem report, bricks and sharpened weapons were used to kill Aamir. Aamir had wounds on his head and two cuts on his body. A lot of blood has accumulated in the body near the stomach which suggests that Aamir had internal bleeding.
Hanjala’s father Sohail Ahmed told that for the first time, Aamir participated in a protest demonstration. He said, ‘What was his fault? He was standing with the tricolor.’