In a shocking incident, a man named Rambachan, a resident of Tarvania ward No. 3, Saidpur, Gazipur district, Uttar Pradesh, brutally killed his wife Neelam (25) for allegedly casting her vote in favour of BJP in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, reports News18 Hindi.
Rambachan, who wanted Neelam to vote for BSP had reportedly got into an argument with her on Monday as she chose to vote for BJP instead. Furious at her for not following his instructions the husband used a shovel to attack his wife. After brutally murdering her, Ranbachan stood beside the corpse until villagers started to gather, after which he left the spot.
The deceased’s family members reached the village and blocked roads to protest the murder. The Gazipur police arrived at the spot and dispersed the crowd following which a case was registered against Neelam’s husband and in-laws and they were arrested later in the day. However, Neelam’s mother has registered a case of murder over dowry against Rambachan and his parents.
Neelam, daughter of Ishu Ram, a resident of Gahira Basti of Singarpur in Khanpur Police Station, was married to Rambachan on June 19, 2014. The deceased is survived by two children.
According to some other reports Rambachan also suspected infidelity, due to which the duo used to get into regular arguments with each other. Moreover, according to a report, this is suspected to be another reason for the murder.
Earlier too, a Congress supporter from Madhya Pradesh believed to be close to a state minister, killed a 60-year old man after accusing him of voting for the BJP.
Arun Sharma, on Sunday, picked an argument with salon owner Nemichand Tanwar accusing him of voting for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon after he had cast his vote at the polling booth in Palia village in Hatod area around 2 p.m. Later, Sharma visited Tanwar’s house and murdered Tanwar in front of his son with a country-made pistol.
Tanwar, who was critically injured, was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead upon arrival.
BJP voters and Karyakartas have been attacked throughout the election season for their voting preferences and political inclinations. Most violence was seen in West Bengal where violence was rampant and Hindus were even prevented from exercising their constitutional right.