Children in madrasas taught punishment for blasphemy is beheading: Kerala Guv on Udaipur killing

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Wednesday reacted to the Udaipur beheading case and said, “Children are being taught in madrasas that punishment for blasphemy is beheading.”

He said it is being taught as the law of God and there is a need to examine these teachings. He further added, “We worry when symptoms come but refuse to notice the deeper disease.”

Udaipur killing case

A shopkeeper was murdered in broad daylight in Udaipur on Tuesday, sparking tensions in the city. The shopkeeper, named Kanhaiya Lal, was murdered by two men who chopped his head off and later recorded a video admitting to killing the man over a social media post in support of Nupur Sharma.

The police arrested the two accused in the Bheem area of Rajsamand district on Tuesday night. The accused were caught while they were trying to flee.

India Today TV has learnt that the murder followed a post put up by the shopkeeper’s eight-year-old son in support of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nupur Sharma.

Source : India Today

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