Afghan Refugee who called (Sufi Khawja Zarif Chishti) murdered in india | Zarif baba
A 28-year-old Afghan Sufi preacher who was staying in India as a refugee for the past four years was shot dead in a jungle area in Nashik district of Maharashtra Tuesday evening. The police have identified the role of five people in the murder and prima facie the motive appears to be related to property or monetary issues.
The deceased has been identified as Khwaja Zarif Baba Syed Zarif Chishti popularly known as Zarif Chishti. Sachin Patil, Superintendent, Nashik Rural said, “We have detained one person and he is being questioned. Prima facie the motive is financial and property issues. But we are probing all angles.”
Police suspect the role of five people in the killing of Khwaja Zarif Baba Syed Zarif Chishti popularly known as Zarif Chishti, who was staying in India as a refugee.
The incident took place around 7.30 pm in a jungle area in Yeola in Nashik.
Police said the accused who are known to Chishti took him in a vehicle to the jungle area saying they want him to perform a ‘puja’ for a new plot. “But Chishti did not know that it was just a ploy to murder him. The accused took him to a secluded spot, and as Chishti was getting out of the car one of them shot him with a gun killing him on the spot. The men then fled the spot,” they said.