A 28 year old engineer was beaten to death by seven men.
Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq from Solapur exercised free speech. He posted a derogatory picture of Shivaji (A famous King) and of the late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray.
For those who are unaware? One of the most formative parts of me leaving Hinduism was the actions of Bal Thackeray and his Shiv Sena. Of hawkish war mongering, thuggery, rape and riot all in the name of Hinduism.
To them Gandhi’s secularism was abhorrent, Godse (Gandhi’s Assassin) was their role model. The people who are wanted in connection this are all from the Hindu Rashtra Sena, a similar organisation. It was believed that the rise of the BJP would empower the rise of “Saffron Terror” and this is terrorism, this was designed as an attack to silence a critic.
He was dragged and beaten and died of internal injuries in a nearby hospital.
And of all the ideas of Hinduism, the one that the fundies forget is that of Ahimsa.