Akhilesh expresses grief over killing of Muslim man in Noida

Lucknow || Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has condoled the incident that took place in Bisahada village of district Gautambudhnagar and has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 10 lakh to the family of the deceased Mohammad Akhlaq.

Akhilesh_Yadav265He also instructed that necessary treatment be given to those injured in the incident. It may be pointed out here that owing to a rumour, a mob had attacked the house of Akhlaq, resident of Bisahada village, killing him and seriously injuring his son.

The Chief Minister has taken a grim view of the incident and has ordered the police to take strict action against the guilty behind the incident. He also asked the police to act on rumour mongers and ensure that such elements were prevented from vitiating the atmosphere in the future.