Gau Raksha Dal beaten two men for Transporting cow

Activists of a ‘gau Raksha dal’ in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district on Monday beat up two people they suspected of transporting cows for slaughter before handing them over to police, police said. He also said that action would also be initiated against the vigilantes for taking the law into their hands by thrashing the accused, identified as Shamshaad and Shahzad, before bringing them to the Adarsh Mandi police station. “Anuj Bansal has been identified as the leader of the ‘gau Raksha dal’. The investigation is underway to identify his aides,” Singh said.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Highway perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: August 20, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Shamshaad and Shahzad
    Name of Perpetrator Anuj Bansal
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Shamli
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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