Family members of priest Babulal, who was allegedly burnt alive by land encroachers in Karauli’s Bukna village on Thursday night time, have refused to carry out the last rites of his physique until all their calls for are met by the state authorities. “We won’t perform the last rites of the body until our demands are met. We want Rs 50 lakhs compensation and a government job. All accused must be arrested and action should be taken against the Patwari and policemen who are supporting the accused. We want protection,” Lalit, a relative of priest Babulal mentioned.
Meanwhile, Om Prakash Meena, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) reached Babulal’s village to request the family to carry out the last rites.
“People gathered for his last rites. They have made some demands from the administration and state government. We are requesting the deceased’s family to perform last rites as two days have passed since the death,” Meena mentioned.
The priest was set on hearth allegedly by 5 individuals who needed to encroach on temple land in Rajasthan’s Karauli district.
The incident occurred on Wednesday in Bukna village the place 5 accused caught the priest Babu Lal Vaishnav close to an agriculture farm and set him on hearth after pouring petrol on him.
He was admitted to SMS hospital in Jaipur in a vital situation, the place he died on Thursday night time.
“The main accused, Kailash Meena, has been arrested, while another accused was rounded up,” Superintendent of Police, Karauli, Mridul Kachhawa, mentioned.
The SP mentioned a case of try to homicide was registered at Sapotra police station and it was transformed right into a homicide case after the loss of life of the priest.
The accused needed to encroach upon the land of the temple, the police mentioned.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Kaila Devi, Mahaveer Prasad, mentioned that the physique was handed over to family members on Friday.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has condemned the incident and mentioned that the primary accused has been arrested, whereas the opposition BJP attacked the federal government saying the regulation and order has deteriorated and individuals are below worry within the state.