Alwar: Man Thrashed To Death Over Suspicion Of Cow Smuggling   

| July 21 , 2018 , 14:13 IST

Another mob lynching case reported in Rajasthan's Alwar where Haryana resident namely Akbar Khan was beaten to death on Friday night. He was suspected by a group of alleged vigilantes of cow smuggling.

Akbar Khan was spotted with two cows near Lalawandi village in Alwar district Ramgarh with his mate. They were taking cows to their village from the forest area where they were thrashed to death.

Twenty-eight-year-old Khan was immediately shifted to nearby Hospital where he was declared dead.

Additional Superintendent of Police, Alwar, Anil Beniwal, said, "Arrests will be made soon. It is not clear if they were cow smugglers. The body has been sent for postmortem, We are trying to identify the culprits and arrests will be made soon."

A case has been registered against the unidentified mob under IPC 302.

CM Vasundhara Raje said that the incident of the lynching of a person transporting bovines is condemnable. Strict actions will be taken against the perpetrators.

After the incident Member of Parliament Asaduddin Owaisi took on Twitter to blame central government on mob lynching. "Cow in India has a Fundamental Right to Life under Art 21 & a Muslim can be killed for they have no Fundamental right to LIFE Four years of Modi rule - LYNCH RAJ," he tweeted.

Victim's father Suleiman while speaking to the media said,"We want justice. The culprits should be arrested soon."

PM Narendra Modi condemned mob lynching while addressing the parliament on Friday. He said, "Any instance of violence brings shame to the nation. I will once again urge the state governments to punish those who indulge in violence."

The incident is a grim reminder of the 2017 lynching incident that took place in Alwar district when 55-year-old Pehlu Khan was beaten to death on April 1 when he was transporting cows from