Murder Of Brothers, Cops Blame WhatsApp Group: NE Delhi Riot

Murder Of Brothers, Cops Blame WhatsApp Group: NE Delhi Riot

On February 26, the night of North-East Delhi’s riots, in Jodhpur, murder of two brothers Hashim Ali and Amir Ali happened. The police after the investigation blamed a group created on Whatsapp for their murder.

According to the police investigation in between the night of February 25-26, Whatsapp group with 125 members was created.

As per police statement, “Two active members of the WhatsApp group were located and joined in the investigation. During the investigation, their mobile phones were scanned and the specific WhatsApp group created on February 25 was also identified”.

The Police Arrested People Regarding Murder On The Basis Of Eyewitness Accounts And Technical Evidence

“It was revealed that while some members of these groups were only sending and receiving chats, few others were involved in active rioting,” police said.

The police arrested nine people for Hashim’s murder, based on eyewitness accounts and technical evidence, and 11 for Amir’s murder.

The police said that both dead were real brothers. It further said that brothers were killed on Feb 26 in between 9 pm and 10 pm.

The crime branch also filed a charge-sheet regarding the murder of Dilbar Negi. As per the Delhi police, a mob of Muslim community started rioting, targeting Hindu properties like Anil Sweets, Anil Dairy & Pastry shop, book shop, DRP school, and godown of Anil Sweetshop, reported Indian Express. Dilbar Negi used to work in Anil Sweets.

The note shared by cops wrote that Negi went to the godown of Anil sweet shop for some rest. Later, Dilbar could not be located. The police came to know about the dead body in the godown of Anil sweetshop on February 26.

Police said the body was found in a charred condition and was later identified as Negi’s. In the note, police said, “The CDRs (call detail reports) of witnesses and suspects were analysed, and on the basis of eyewitness accounts and technical evidence, 12 accused persons were arrested”.


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