New Delhi: “I just killed two Muslims at around 9 pm in B Vihar…and threw them in the drain…with my team…you know that I am always at the forefront in such acts,” This message was sent at 11.49 PM on 26 February by Ganga Vihar resident Lokesh Solanki alias Rajput on a WhatsApp group called “Kattar Hindut Ekta”. This was in the middle of the Northeast Delhi riots, The Quint reported.
At least nine people, most of them members of this WhatsApp group, have now been arrested by the Delhi Police for killing Muslims in Bhagirathi Vihar that falls under Gokulpuri Police Station.
According to The Quint, Delhi Police recently filed three charge sheets – FIR numbers 102/20, 103/20 and 104/20 – in connection with three of these murders and it contains transcripts of a few WhatsApp conversations in the Kattar Hindut Ekta group. The police is considering the chats as “extra judicial confessions”, according to the charge sheet.
In the charge sheets, the police has said that the WhatsApp group was formed at “12.49 hours 25 February” – the second day of the violence. It comprised of 125 members, 47 of whom quit by 8 March.
Here’s an excerpt of a conversation in the WhatsApp group from 26 February. as shared in the charge sheets:
9:45 AM – Vinay alias Binni: sare taiyaar rho (Everyone be ready)
8:29 PM – Binni: Bhai taiyaar rho kaam start hone vala hai (Brother, be ready, the work is about to start)
8:29 PM – Binni: taiyaar rhosare (be ready, everyone)
8:30 PM – Binni: puliya se pipeline ki trf aarge hai suer (The pigs have come from the bridge towards the pipeline)
8:44 PM – +91 9********7: Aane du in mullo ka suar bna denge (Let them come, we’ll make pigs out of these Muslims)
10:22 PM – +91 7********4: Bhaio ye danga q ho raha h nale par abhi jo hua tha Jhoripur nale par (Why did the riot take place right now, the one near Johripur drain?)
10:24 PM – Vipin: Dikkat lag rhi he 6 no me sab ready rhena (There seems to be some trouble at 6 number, be ready)
11:39 PM – Lokesh: Bhai mai Ganga Vihar se Lokesh Solanki hu, agr kisi ko koi problem ho or wha log kam pde to bta dena mai apni puri Ganga Vihar ki team k saath aayunga sara saaman hai humare pass goli bandook sab kuch (Brother, I’m Lokesh from Ganga Vihar. If there’s any problem or if there’s anything you need then let me know, I’ll come with my entire Ganga Vihar team. We have all the stuff – bullets, guns, everything).
11:40 PM – Lokesh: Bhai pura support hai abhi Hindu bhaiyo ko (Brother, there is full support for Hindu brothers)
11:40 PM – Lokesh: Bilkul bhai Ganga Vihar Gokulpuri Johripur sb sath hai tumhare (Absolutely brother, Ganga Vihar, Gokulpuri, Johripur are all with you)
11:41 PM – +91 97*******6: 15 k dane h kya kisi bhai k pass (Does any brother have bullets for .315 pistol?)
11:41 PM – +91 95*******6: Monty Nagar.vcf
11:41 PM – +91 95*******6: Bahi ad kro bhai ktr hindu h yeh (Add him, he is a Hindu fanatic)
11:41 PM – Lokesh: Pistol hai
11:42 PM – Lokesh: Humare pass (We have)
11:42 PM – +91 97*******6: Faltu h kya (Do you have some spare?)
11:42 PM – +91 97*******6: Bhai goli h kya 315 ki (Do you have bullets for .315 pistol?)
11:44 PM Lokesh: Tumhare Bhai ne abhi 9 bje k krib b. vihar m 2 mulla mare hai. Or nale m feka hai.
Lokesh, Delhi riots accused as quoted in Charge Sheet 102/20: ( Your brother has just killed 2 Muslims at around 9 PM in Bhagirathi Vihar and threw them in the drain)
11:44 PM – +91 9********7: Bilkul Lokesh bhai (Absolutely Lokesh Bhai)
11:44 PM – Lokesh: Apni team k sath (With my team)
11:44 PM – +91 7********4: Haa bhai (Yes brother)
11:45 PM – +91 9********7: Ha (Yes)
11:45 PM – +91 7********4: Rajput bhai Bhagirath Vihar me bande bhej do (Rajput Bhai, send men to Bhagirathi Vihar)
11:45 PM – Lokesh: Bhai abhi thodi aarhe hai hum sab raily lekr (We are coming there soon with a rally)
11:45 PM – Lokesh: B.vihar m (to Bhagirathi Vihar)
11:45 PM – +91 97*******6: Koi dikkt na h Bhaiyo (no problem, brothers)
11:49 PM – Lokesh: Vinay tumhe pta hai na tumhara Bhai sbse aage rhta hai aise kamo m (Vinay, you know that your brother is at the forefront in such matters)