Communalism

Lynched and framed

Print edition : October 28, 2016

The panchayat held in June which decided to file an FIR against Akhlaq and his family. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Akhlaq's brothers (from left) Jan Mohammad, who has been named in the FIR, Mohammad Jameel and Mohammad Afjaal. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

Mohammad Akhlaq. Photo: PTI

One year after Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched, an FIR has been filed against him and his family members, apparently to harass the family into withdrawing the case and to polarise society before the Assembly elections.
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