National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Chairperson, Iqbal Singh Lalpura, has taken suo-moto cognizance of reports appearing in the media regarding murder of two Muslim men in Bhiwani, Haryana.
According to reports, both the men were kidnapped from Bharatpur in Rajasthan by suspected cow vigilants. The matter became serious after charred bodies of the victims were found in a car.
Under section 9(d) of NCM Act, 1992, NCM has sought report on the following points from the Chief Secretary, Rajasthan and Haryana respectively:
i) What is the motive of the crime and action has been taken against the culprits?
ii) How many people have been arrested so far?
iii) What preventive measures are being taken to avoid such incidents in future?
Both the Chief Secretary, Rajasthan and Chief Secretary, Haryana have been asked to submit a report latest by 28th February, 2023.