Republic TV has accessed the chargesheet filed by the Jharkhand police on the Tabrez Ansari case. As per the chargesheet, the police found that Tabrez along with his other friends barged into a house with an intention of theft. The chargesheet says that the residents of house alarmed everyone. Then Tabrez tried to run but people managed to nab him. People tied him and beat him up with rods.
As per the chargesheet people forced him to chant Jai Sri Ram. They tied him with a pole and beat him with black and blue the entire night. The chargesheet adds that - 'On 18th June police took him to hospital. Doctor has been told that the wounds came after people brutally beat him up, but on 21st June evening, his health deteriorated, we called doctor inside jail and on 22nd June he died while in the hospital after his health condition worsened." The chargesheet says that Tabrez died due to cardiac arrest caused by depression.
In a shocking development in the mob-lynching case of 22-year old Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand's Kharsawa, the police has dropped the murder charges claiming that the post mortem report is saying that he died due to cardiac arrest. Speaking to Republic TV, Ansari's lawyer Altaf Hussain alleged that the case is politically motivated. He also said that charges has been framed as per section 304, whereas it should have been registered under section 302. Hussain added that a petition has been filed that the chargesheet should file the case under section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) stating 'punishment for murder'.
On June 18 this year, 22-year-old Tabrez Ansari was allegedly attacked by a mob while he was on his way back to Saraikela from Jamshedpur. He was allegedly attacked 5 km away from his home. Videos of him being tied to a pole and being beaten for hours surfaced soon after the day. He was allegedly captured for stealing a motorbike. Sources also reported that there are allegations that the mob forced Ansari to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'. Reports say that he was handed over to Police after he lost consciousness. On June 22, he died in a hospital.