The Delhi Police on Sunday (21 February) arrested four additional accused in connection with the brutal lynching of Rinku Sharma in Delhi's Mangolpuri.
The arrest has been made based on a disturbing CCTV footage retrieved by he cops which shows Rinku being brutally attacked by a large stick wielding mob as he desperately tries to save himself.
These arrests made today takes the total arrested culprits to nine.
As per a ground report Rinku Sharma, was brutally murdered by a Muslim mob on the night of 10 February. The killers were known to Rinku and held a grudge against him for his Hindu activism and association with Hindu organisations, his family has told the police.
Family members allege that they were on the radar of the group for over six months. The father of the victim said that the assailants used to harass the victim calling him a BJP supporter and used to abuse Prime Minister Modi, threatening them.
They assailants carried out the lynching after the family organised an event for the Ram Mandir.
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