Man lynched to death on suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan

By Muslim Mirror Staff

New Delhi: A mob killed a man and injured another on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh district.

The deceased, identified as Babu Lal Bhil, was transporting bovines to Madhya Pradesh along with another man, Pintu, when the mob stopped their vehicle, said Additional Director General of Police (Crime) Ravi Prakash Meharda. The incident took place near a town called Begu in the intervening night of 13 and 14 June.

“They (the attackers) had snatched away the men’s documents and mobile phones. When the police arrived they ran away… our officers rescued both men and took them to a hospital, where Babu lost his life. Pintu is now in stable condition,” he added.

Meharda said that seven to eight people have been detained and interrogated. “The accused will soon be identified and arrested,” he added.

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