ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – A 42-year-old unidentified Muslim man was beaten to death in Kanpur’s Maharajpur area by a mob which accused him of being a Pakistani terrorist, Indian Express reported.
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The victim screamed “Allah, Allah”, while he was attacked by at least 15 people.
The attack on the man was triggered by rumours that he could be a Pakistani terrorist as he was screaming “Allah, Allah” and trying to hide in the village.
The man was taken and assaulted mercilessly outside a temple. He was then dragged towards a bank of Ganga River and drowned to death.
According to the police reports, nine persons were later arrested for their alleged role in the killing and remanded in judicial custody.