Priest couple burnt alive by throwing petrol bomb, son accused Sarpanch and MLA

Rajsamand Crime News: A heart-wrenching incident took place on late Sunday night in Deogarh town of Rajsamand district of Udaipur division. Here 15-20 people threw petrol bombs and burnt the priest couple alive. The priest couple is admitted in the hospital and their condition is said to be critical. The son of the priest accused the regional MLA and the sarpanch of doing this incident. Deogarh police registered a case and started nabbing the accused along with the investigation of the case.  

This happened

Mukesh Kumar Prajapat, son of the priest told that he has a shop in Devgarh which was closed at night. He told that we cook food behind the shop and eat there. His father Navratna Lal and mother Jamna Devi were having dinner. Suddenly, lifting the shutter of the shop, some people entered inside, caught hold of his father, took him out and tied him with a rope.

He told that there were about 15-20 people who had sharp weapons in their hands and petrol in the bottle. They threw petrol on the mother and father. The priest’s son told that the father came out in a burning condition, the son shouted to save him but no one came. Then the son broke the rope and poured water on the father. Mother’s hands and feet were also burnt. Then some people came to his aid and took him to the hospital. 

The priest’s son made these allegations

Mukesh Kumar Prajapat alleged that Sarpanch Hardev Bhat and MLA Surdashan Singh are behind this incident. He said that we have been worshiping in the temple for generations. The sarpanch and MLA held a meeting and replaced the father with another priest, due to which the father is not going to the temple for the last one month. Even after this, he carried out such an incident. It was further alleged that the Sarpanch and the MLA wanted to build shops on the temple land.

Father opposed it, that’s why it was done. Mukesh further told that the doctors are saying that the father’s condition is serious. Station Officer Shaitan Singh Nathawat told that there is a dispute over the land of the temple located in front of the petrol pump on the highway. He told that a case has been registered on Mukesh’s report and the investigation is underway.

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