Kashmiri youth killed following brawl in Rajasthan


By Muslim Mirror News

New Delhi Feb 7: Basit Khan a Kashmiri youth became the latest ongoing hate crime against Muslims.

20-year-old Basit was a resident of Kunan village of Kupwara, north Kashmir.

He was beaten ruthlessly in Jaipur, Rajasthan, following a verbal argument on late night 5 February.

Basit was working in an event management’s company’s catering wing and the argument started after he left a party in Harmada area of Jaipur.

After the brawl, Mr. Khan reached his rented room near Railways Station and started vomiting. When he was taken to Sawai Mann Singh Hospital, the doctors admitted him for internal injuries.

He reportedly died of  blood clotting in his scull.

He later succumbed to his injures on late Thursday night, 6 February.

Khan had left for Jaipur to work with his uncle, Fayaz Ahmad, after August 2019 due to the clampdown in Kashmir Valley.

“His father died in 2010 and he was the only bread winner of his family ” said Fayaz to the Kashmir wala.

His father Khurshid Khan was a soldier in the Indian Army before he died a natural death in 2012 at his home while on vacation. Khan who is survived by one brother, five sisters and his mother, aspired to join the army, his family and friends said.

Station House Office, Hamrana area, Ramesh Saini, confirmed the death and said that one accused has been taken into custody.

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