As per charge sheet filed in a court by the Delhi police, during NE Delhi riots, 9 Muslims killed after some rioters created a Whatsapp group and coordinated with each other. These 9 Muslims were killed after they refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram.’
The charge further said that the Whatsapp group created on February 25, at 12.49 hrs. ‘Kattar Hindut Ekta’ to take revenge on Muslims.
Police in the charge sheets said that the Whatsapp admin has still not arrested.
The police in the charge said that initially the group had 125 members only and by March 8, 47 people have exited the Whatsapp group.
On June 29, charge sheets were filed in front of Vinod Kumar Gautam the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate. The charge sheet was filed against the killing of 9 Muslims namely Bhure Ali, Mursalin, Hamza, Aamin, Aas Mohd, Hashim Ali and his elder brother Aamir Khan, Musharraf, and Akil Ahmed.
Police in the charge said, “During the investigation, it has been established that a group of Hindus comprising of accused persons — Jatin Sharma, Rishabh Chaudhary, Vivek Panchal, Lokesh Solanki, Pankaj Sharma, Prince, Sumit Chaudhary, Ankit Chaudhary and Himanshu Thakur, along with other identified and unidentified rioters — became active in Ganga Vihar/ Bhagirathi Vihar area since the morning of February 25 to 26 midnight.” It added that this Whatsapp group killed 9 Muslim persons including several injured in areas of Bhagirathi and others.
Their mode of operation was that they used to grab the people and know their religion by asking information like address, name, seeing their identity cards including Aadhaar cards. They further forced caught people to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ several times.
The charge the sheet said that the caught person who did not chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ along with being a Muslim was attacked sharply and thrown into a dirty drain in the Bhagirathi Vihar, Delhi.
For consideration over this matter, the court has decided the date July 13.