In a guresome incident of lynching a Muslim youth was killed by a frenzy mob in Aonla village in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district.
On suspicion of theft a Hindu mob tied Basith Khan, a 32-year-old Muslim to a tree and rained punches and kicks on him for hours before he collapsed.
The incident took place on Thursday night and Basith breathed his last on Friday evening in a hospital in Bareilly.
Soon after the brutal attack, Basith was handed over to police and instead of taking him to a hospital police dropped him home in a rickshaw and left.
Muhammed Asif Khan, a Muslim activist has shared a video on Twitter in which Basith is seen tied to a tree and people were thrashing him.