Murder attempt on mob-lynching victim Qasim’s brother

Ghaziabad: Some miscreants attempted to crush mob lynching victim Qasim’s brother and his security guard at Mussoorie, Ghaziabad on Friday evening. It must be recalled that Qasim was mob lynched by the gau rakshaks in Hapur. Qasim’s brother and the security guard had a narrow escape. A case has been registered in Mussoorie police station against unknown persons. According to SSP Vibhu Krishan, investigations are on and the accused will be soon arrested.

Qasim’s brother in the police complaint lodged by him stated that he and his security guard were going from Ghaziabad to Hapur via Mussoorie, meanwhile, a vehicle tried to crush him and his security guard on the national high way 24.

It must be recalled that on June 18, cellphone videos of a man being attacked by a mob in western Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur – around 70 km from Delhi – went viral. It showed a meat trader, Qasim Quraishi, being thrashed; the 45-year-old died later.