The Cost of
Homicides escalate into riots as state government sleeps
AUG 27 Two Jats from Malikpur murder Muslim youngster from Kawal over sexual harassment. Both get lynched. STATE’S RESPONSE Sends police to village but arrests none. Imposes Section 144. AUG 30, 31 Khap panchayat in Malikpur calls for arrest of those who lynched the Jats. Provocative speeches by BJP, SP politicians. STATE’S RESPONSE Police file FIRs against politicians who made speeches at khap panchayat. No arrests.
POLICEMEN PATROLA STREET