All of India has responded with shock at horror at the events unfolding in Delhi, but some people aren’t quite as sympathetic.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayur Panghaal today appeared jubilant at the news of the horrific murder of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma. “So a thulla called Ankit Sharma was found in the gutter today. Somehow I cant feel sorry for a any dead thulla so spare me the elegy (sic),” Panghaal posted on Facebook.
As per his Facebook profile, Mayur Panghal is the joint convener of the Aam Aadmi Party, Navi Mumbai for Belapur constituency. He also manages the AAP Facebook page for Belapur constituency.
The term “thulla” used in Panghaal’s Facebook post is a derogatory term used for policemen in northern India.
Earlier today, the body of Intelligence Bureau official Ankit Sharma had been recovered from a drain in North-East Delhi. His father had claimed that Sharma had allegedly been murdered by an anti-CAA mob. BJP leader Kapil Mishra had said that Sharma was murdered by AAP leader Tahir Hussain, and had shared a video of how stones were being pelted from the roofof Hussain’s home the night before.