Alimuddin lynched, Jharkhand

Alimuddin, also known as Asgar Ansari, was driving his Maruti van when he was stopped and brutally attacked by a group of people near Bajartand village in Ramgarh district. A senior officer said the police "swung into action" as soon as they heard about the attack and rescued Mr Ansari, but he died in hospit. The incident happened on a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned against mob attacks on cattle traders, beef-eaters and dairy farmers, saying killing people in the name of protecting cows is unacceptable. Police said they “rescued” trader Alimuddin aka Asgar Ali from the attackers and he died in hospital. “Though injured, he was walking then. A complaint has been filed againt 12 people.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Highway perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory :compliant filed against 17 people Current status Conviction
Charges Filed Other details Main case (302), and cross case investigation on, 12 of 17 accused, arrested. Eleven cow vigilantes, including a BJP leader, accused of lynching got life term for killing by a fast track court in Ramgarh.
judgement Reference Judge Om Prakash had found them guilty on March 16 under IPC sections 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting with deadly weapons), 149 (unlawful assembly), 435 (mischief by fire or explosive substance) and 302 (murder). other information Rs. 2 lacs ex-gratia, and Rs 20,000 for burial granded by the govt.
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 29, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Alimuddin aka Asgar Ali
    Name of Perpetrator Gau Raksha samithi
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Ramgarh
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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