Alleged cow slaughter; Police and Muslims clashed

Acting on a tip off regarding cow slaughter, Navsari police, along with gaurakshaks associated with the VHP reached Navi Nagri street in Dabhel village and caught a youth carrying mutton packed in gunny bags who was on his way to deliver it. The villagers got angry with the police action and pelted stones on police jeep. They also rescued the youth from the police captivity. In retaliation, the police fired three rounds at the mob. Three police officers and two Muslims got injured.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Number of victims 3 Identity of victim Police/Investigating Agency
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0 :Navsari Police Station
Details of the FIR

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Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer Not Available
Role of police Unsatisfactory :Police has alleged that they were attacked by a few people of the minority community. 12 men have been arrested till now by the police. Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 07, 2014
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Ramesh Vinayak, Bhavesh Patil and Pramod Pati
    Name of Perpetrator VHP
    State Gujarat
    District/City Navsari
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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