Migrant worker from Bengal dies of acid burns in Rajasthan

Migrant worker from Bengal dies of acid burns in Rajasthan

Migrant worker from Bengal dies of acid burns in Rajasthan

A 32-year-old labourer from West Bengal was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Jaipur. According to the police, Sakir Ali, a migrant labourer, died of injuries due to acid burns.

The mysterious death comes exactly a month after another migrant worker from West Bengal, Mohammed Afrazul, was murdered in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan by one Shambhulal Regar, who circulated the video of the   killing, claiming it to be the price for "love jihad".  
 
Virendra Singh, sub inspector, Shastri Nagar police station said the body of Ali was recovered on January 16 from the house in which he and other labourers lived in Shastri Nagar's painter colony. "We conducted a post-mortem on January 17, which revealed he died of acid burns.
 
Rajasthan police sent the body of Ali to his family in Malda district of West Bengal. "The post-mortem revealed that there were internal and external burns," Virendra Singh added.
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