The murder of 25-year-old youth Rinku Sharma in Mangolpuri area of the national capital Delhi has caught fire. The police have arrested 4 accused in this case so far. The accused have been identified as Zahid, Mehtab, Danish and Islam. #JusticeForRinkuSharma is trending on Twitter about the demand for justice for Rinku. It is being told that Rinku Sharma was associated with Vishwa Hindu Parishad (Vishwa Hindu Parishad, VHP) and Bajrang Dal and was also raising funds for Ram temple these days. However, the Delhi Police has rejected such claims.
Police reject VHP claims
Two days after the ruthless killing of Rinku Sharma, the Delhi Police on Friday rejected the claim of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders that the 25-year-old man was stabbed to death as he went to the Ram temple in Ayodhya. Was collecting donations for The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Outer Delhi has responded to many social media users along with dismissing all claims made by VHP on Twitter. The DCP, Outer Delhi reiterated that investigations into the case have so far revealed that the murder was caused by a commercial rivalry.
VHP bid – Killed for raising funds for Ram temple
At the same time, VHP has said that Rinku Sharma was involved in fund surrender campaign for Ram temple and due to this he has been killed. The VHP claimed in a statement that Sharma was killed as he was collecting funds for the Ram temple. VHP Joint General Secretary Surendra Jain said that the administration … should ensure strict punishment to the culprits. VHP national spokesperson Vinod Bansal claimed that Rinku’s brother is part of the VHP youth wing and Rinku was actively participating in the fundraising program for the Ram temple.
Scramble during the birthday party
According to news agency PTI, Additional DCP (Outer) Sudhanshu Dhama said that on Wednesday night, there was a scuffle between the accused and the victim at the birthday party over his food business. Both sides went home but later the four accused went to the victim’s house, Sharma and his brother were waiting outside. A heated argument led to a quarrel and one of the accused stabbed Sharma and ran away. All the rumors surrounding this incident are absolutely false.
Police said Sharma was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed. A senior police officer said that when their businesses failed, they blamed each other, at a mutual friend’s birthday party, that the issue came up again. However, people intervened at that time and pacified the dispute. The accused later went to Rinku Sharma’s house with his accomplices and stood outside. The two sides attacked each other and Sharma was stabbed by the accused.
Family claims against the police
The victim’s younger brother Manu Sharma (19), a member of the youth wing of the VHP, said in his statement that in August we had organized a small event for the Ram temple, which some people were angry about but we ignored him . We have always been good neighbors. When a woman was pregnant in the neighborhood house, Rinku also donated blood for her family.
Mannu Sharma further said that Rinku worked as a lab technician in a hospital and we do not have any restaurant. Mannu said that on Wednesday night, Rinku came home and asked her to lock all the doors. Before I could do that, a group of men came to our house and beat us with sticks. They beat me and harassed my parents. They dragged my brother on the road and stabbed him in the back. Many famous personalities, including BJP leader Sambit Patra, have expressed their displeasure over the incident and demanded justice for Rinku Sharma.