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Jharkhand lynching: Rahul slams 'silence of the powerful'

Jun 26, 2019 07:07 IST

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called the murder of a 24-year-old by a mob in Jharkhand last week "a blot on humanity". Gandhi said he was shocked by the "silence of the powerful voices in the BJP-ruled central and state governments". Tabrez Ansari was thrashed by a mob in Jharkhand's Kharsawan district last Tuesday for alleged theft. A video showed he was forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Hanuman". Rahul also slammed "police cruelty" in the case

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