Gopalganj (Bihar) – On the 27th of January 2023, the local Muslims killed a Hindu youth named Ankit Kumar who had gone to buy vegetables in Basdila village near a mosque. Muslims also attacked his friends, viz. Hari Om, Chandan Kumar, and Shivam Kumar who got injured in the attack. Ankit Kumar’s body was being taken through the village of attackers when they attacked the Hindus again. Police resorted to lathi-charge and fired rounds in the air. Now, a large Police force has been deployed in the area and there is peace but tension. There were arguments about playing cricket, which resulted in the murder. It may be mentioned here that the local Panchayat solved the dispute.
अंकित को शहादत, समशेर, आरिफ सहित 10 ने चाकूओं से गोदा: पिता ने मस्जिद के पास मर्डर का लगाया आरोप, बिहार पुलिस ने बताई क्रिकेट की कहानी#Gopalganj #BiharPolicehttps://t.co/nuOlklnZV3
— ऑपइंडिया (@OpIndia_in) January 28, 2023
1. A case has been filed against Shahadat Miya, Shamsher Miya, Sonu Miya, Arif Miya, Munna Miya, Adil Ali, Subhan Ahmad, Ahmad Ali, and Dilshad Ali in connection with Ankit’s murder. It is also reported that there was the involvement of 30–35 people along with a few women in the murder.
2. Ankit’s father Mohan Prasad said that Ankit and his friends were passing by a mosque when they were surrounded by a few Muslims who started thrashing Ankit. He was taken to a nearby house and was throttled.
3. Bihar Police have informed through their tweet that during clashes over playing cricket in Basdila village, a youth named Ankit Kumar was injured, and died while undergoing treatment. Six persons have been arrested in this connection.