Muslim teenager set on fire in India ‘after refusing to chant Hindu slogan’
A Muslim teenager has claimed he was set on fire by a gang after he refused to chant a Hindu slogan in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh, India.
The 15-year-old boy said he was kidnapped by four men who poured kerosene on him and set him alight after telling him to chant “Jai Shri Ram”, Outlook India reports.
The Indian magazine said the boy was left in a critical condition with 60 per cent burns over his body.…
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