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No One Killed Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Justice Loya. They Just... Died: Rahul Gandhi

While Rahul Gandhi’s tweet received more than 20,000 likes, the Congress president was also trolled for “ignoring the massacre” of Sikhs during 1984 riots.


Updated:December 23, 2018, 8:55 AM IST
No One Killed Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Justice Loya. They Just... Died: Rahul Gandhi
File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
New Delhi: A day after 22 accused in gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case were acquitted by a Special CBI court, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said "no one killed him" and he "just died".

All 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his aide Tulsi Prajapati were acquitted onFriday by a special CBI court because of insufficient evidence, even as it expressed sorrow over the loss of "three lives."

He also highlighted the deaths of others like Haren Pandya, Kauser Bi and Justice Loya, saying "they just died".

"NO ONE KILLED... Haren Pandya. Tulsiram Prajapati. Justice Loya. Prakash Thombre. Shrikant Khandalkar. Kauser Bi. Sohrabuddin Shiekh. THEY JUST DIED, Gandhi said on Twitter.

While Gandhi's tweet received over 20,000 likes, he was also trolled by a few thousand, who took a dig at him, highlighting the killings of Sikhs in Delhi in the 1984 riots and that of Kashmiri Pandits, saying "no one killed them" and "they just died".
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