Gujarat: seven beaten up for skinning cow

SEVEN MEMBERS of a Dalit family were allegedly beaten up by a group of gau rakshaks for skinning a dead cow in Una town of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat on Monday. Three of the alleged attackers were arrested on 18.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 7 Identity of victim Hindu
Location of incident Village 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 :3 of the attackers arrested Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 18, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Balu Sarvaiya, Vashram Sarvaiya, M Kunvarben Sarvaiya, Ramesh Sarvaiya, Bechar Sarvaiya ,Ashok Sarvaiya , Deveshi Babariya
    Name of Perpetrator Vashram, Ramesh, Balu
    State Gujarat
    District/City Gir somnath
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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