Rajkot. A 22-year-old youth was beaten in Rajkot by the brother of his lover. The incident was following her brother knowing about the love affair with his sister. He succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, 11 May.
As per reports, Mithun Thakur, a native of Bihar, who was employed at a factory in Rajkot, had been in a relationship with an 18-year-old girl Sumiyya Kadivaar for the past few months. When Thakur called the girl on her phone on Monday morning, the girl’s brother picked up the call and threatened him.
Following the incident, the girl’s brother Saakir and three of his friends went to Thakur’s house and assaulted him. A neighbour, who noticed Thakur lying unconscious in the house, had rushed him to Rajkot Civil Hospital, from where he was referred to Ahmedabad, where he succumbed to serious injuries and brain haemorrhage.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
It was just a few days ago, another Hindu man was brutally killed by Islamists in Hyderabad in front of his Muslim wife on the middle of the road.