A mentally challenged 65-year-old man in India was allegedly beaten to death by a BJP worker. A murder case has been registered.
Bhanwarlal Jain, an elderly man, went missing on May 15 after attending a religious event in Rajasthan, according to the police.
The police issued an alert with his images in response to a missing person report. His body was discovered besides the roadside. It was given to his family, who performed the final rituals.
The attacker in the video has been identified as Dinesh Kushwaha, the husband of a former BJP corporator.
The family of the old man went to the police after a video of him went viral on social media.
The video showed Kushwaha repeatedly slapping Jain and asking him about his identity. Kushwaha was seen asking him if his name was Mohammed and demanding his Aadhaar Card.
The accused in the video can be heard asking the mentally ill man if his name was Mohammed, and later started slapping him repeatedly.