New Delhi : In less then 24 hours the case of Dadri lynching took a U-turn. A shocking revelation has emerged regarding the beef sample . A a senior UP police officer has said that the meat sample was indeed ‘beef’ but was not collected from Mohammad Akhlaq’s house.
The officer, while talking to talking to Times of India, said that the sample was collected from the trijunction (Tiraha) and not from Akhlaq’s house in Dadri.
As the new lab reports confirmed that the meat recovered from the fridge of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was lynched to death in Bisada village of Dadri in Greater Noida, was from ‘cow or its progency’, a judicial officer representing the administration said that the findings of the lab report will have no bearing on the case.
“What the report discloses has no bearing on our case. A person was murdered and another grievously injured while others were attacked,” Manoj Kumar Tevatia, advocate on the government panel at Surajpur Court, was quoted as saying by Indian Express report.
The matter is to be heard on June 6 at Surajpur court in Gautam Budddha Nagar.
The report confirming ‘cow meat’ at Akhlaq’s home was issued by the Joint Director, Forensic Investigation Laboratory, UP University of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry in Mathura.
Akhlaq and his son was Danish was attacked by mob at their home in Bisada in September 2015 after rumours that they slaughtered a cow on Eid-Al-Adha.
While Akhlaq had died of his injuries, his son face life threatening injuries.
The meat, which was earlier tested by the Rajakiya Pashu Chikitsalay, local veterinary hospital in Dadri, in October last year, concluded that it was mutton.