Rs 2 lakh reward for providing info about Faridabad lynching: Haryana police

Faridabad: The Haryana Police has raised the reward amount from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh for providing information about Junaid’s attackers. The 15-year-old was brutally killed by a mob on a Mathura-bound train on the grounds of religious discrimination.

As per Indian Express, the reward money will be given to anyone who comes forward to help find the culprits. They can contact the Haryana Railway police chief, the Faridabad Railway additional deputy chief and the Faridabad GRP station house, a spokesperson for the Haryana Police said.

The spokesperson also said that the informants can be assured that their identity will be safe as their name will not be disclosed. The police have made five arrests in the case till date.

On June 22, Junaid Khan and his two brothers, were allegedly attacked on a train near the Ballabhgarh station. They were on their way back to home from Eid shopping when a mob mercilessly beat them. Junaid had succumbed to his injuries while his brothers could be saved.

The activists nationwide started a protest called ‘Not in my Name’ seeking justice for those, who got killed by such mobs. The silent protest was started through Facebook by Gurgaon-based filmmaker Saba Dewan.