A video of Gyan Dev Ahuja, a former BJP lawmaker under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has gone viral in India.
A former politician from India’s ruling party has been caught on camera bragging about killing at least five Muslims in the western Indian state of Rajasthan.
“We have killed five of them so far, maybe in Lalwandi, maybe Behror… I gave a free hand to the workers, killing the ****** behind the job. butchering cows,” Gyan Dev Ahuja, a politician from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is seen saying in a video currently going viral in India.
“We will get you acquitted, we will also release you on bail,” he said, referring to the mob killings and murders related to the alleged slaughter of cows. in his area.
Indian media reports earlier this week said Ahuja had been charged with inciting hatred and religious hatred, and was questioned by police in Rajasthan on Monday.
Between 2013 and 2018, Ahuja was a lawmaker from Ramgarh in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, which has witnessed a series of killings and killings of Muslims by Hindu mobs.
Indian news website, The Quint, on Monday reported that at least three such deaths had occurred in Alwar in 2017 and 2018 for allegedly killing beef, which Hindus consider to be sacred.
“Pehlu Khan was brought to the public in April 2017. Umar Khan was shot dead in November 2017, a murder that two people (cow police) owned. And Rakbar Khan was killed in July 2018,” the report said.
“It all took place in Rajasthan’s Alwar,” it said.
Muslims in India have faced hate speech and attacks since Mr. Modi came to power in 2014.