Ranchi, June 27: The Left parties, which have protested against the Centre and state government's "silence" in the mob lynching case in Jharkhand's Saraikela-Kharsawan district, has demanded the Raghubar Das-led regime to announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh for the family of deceased victim Tabrez Ansari.
A delegation of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) met the kin of Ansari earlier in the day, and assured the bereaved family of all possible assistance to seek justice in the case. Jharkhand Lynching Case: Rahul Gandhi Questions 'Police Cruelty', Silence of BJP-Ruled Centre, State Govt
"CPI(M) delegation meets family of Tabrez Ansari, demands Rs 25 lakhs as compensation and strict action against the culprits. Tabrez (was) lynched In Jharkhand by Hindutva goons," the CPI(M) said in a statement on social media.
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— CPI (M) (@cpimspeak) June 27, 2019
Ansari, who was apprehended by a mob in Kharsawan district on June 18 on suspicion of theft, was tied to a pole and thrashed with sticks by a mob. He had succumbed to injuries on June 22. He was seen in a video being forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Hanuman".
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Earlier, Delhi Waqf Board chairman and AAP lawmaker Amanatullah Khan had said the panel will give Rs 5 lakh and a job to the wife of the 24-year-old victim.
"Ruling party in state and Centre must answer for this hate-crime. India belongs to all its citizens, no matter what food they eat, who they pray to, what caste they are or what language they speak. India will be strong only if each Indian feels valued, safe," tweeted CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.