Akbar Khan lynched by mob in Rajasthan Alwar

A man named Akbar Khan was beaten to death by a mob, who accused him of cow smuggling in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Friday, 20 July. Before Taking Mob Victim To Hospital, Rajasthan Cops Arranged Cow Shelter. An eyewitness also told NDTV that she saw the police beating the injured man. additional superintendent of police of Alwar, Anil Beniwal, said they will make arrests soon. "It is not clear if they were cow smugglers. The body has been sent for a postmortem examination," ANI, quoted him as saying.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed No
Details of the FIR

Ramgarh police station, Sections 302 (murder), 143 (unlawful assembly), 341 (wrongful restraint), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 34 (criminal act with common intention) of Indian Penal Code

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Police is a part of the perpetrator :Police First Took Cows to Shelter, Then Victim to Hospital, An eyewitness also told NDTV that she saw the police beating the injured man. Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Sections 302 (murder), 143 (unlawful assembly), 341 (wrongful restraint), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 34 (criminal act with common intention) Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 20, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Akbar Khan(Dead), Aslam(Injured),
    Name of Perpetrator Right wing
    State Rajasthan
    District/City Alwar
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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