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Mob sets Agra Muslim man’s house on fire over relation with Hindu woman

Police on spot as they help to douse flames in Agra.

Agra: Two houses belonging to a Muslim family were torched by a mob after a 22-year-old Hindu woman allegedly eloped with the Muslim man. The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra on Friday.

Members of a fringe group “Dharam Jagran Samanvay Sangh” torched the house belonging to Sajid, a gym owner in Agra’s Runakta locality, news agency PTI reported.

The mob was demanding the arrest of Sajid accusing him of kidnapping the woman. Shops in the local market also made to shut on Friday over the mob’s demand.

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