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Junaid lynching: NHRC issues notice to Indian Railways, Haryana govt

The NHRC has sought a report from them in four weeks

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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National Human Rights Commission

The has issued notices to the Railways, and the and its police chief over the killing of a youth on a train in last month.

According to the order issued by the Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the notices have been sent to the chairman of the Railway Board, chief secretary of the government, and the of the state.

"The notices were sent a couple of days back," a senior official of the rights panel said, on condition of anonymity.

The has sought a report from them in four weeks.

Seventeen-year-old Junaid was stabbed to death when he, along with his brothers, was returning home to Khandwali village after shopping for in on June 22.

His body was dumped close to Asaoti village in district.

Junaid's brothers, Hashim and Sakir, were injured by a mob which allegedly also hurled communal slurs against them in Ballabgarh area of Faridabad, while they were travelling on a train from

His brothers had claimed the attackers had taunted and repeatedly called them "anti-nationals" and "beef eaters".

A reward of Rs two lakh had also been announced for information on the identities of those involved in the killing.

First Published: Wed, July 26 2017. 21:46 IST