LYNCHED FOR BEEF SUSPICION

Alleging consumption of beef (cow meat) at a wedding reception hosted by 50-year old Jumman Miyan, a mob of hundreds of people attacked a locality of a particular community in Koderma district of Jharkhand. Some villagers reportedly found bones and remains of the banned meat in the field behind the house of a villager identified as Israel Ansari. A team of the local police reached the village and began investigation. At the time of investigation , a mob of people attacked identified person Israel and Jumman miyan and they both have received serious injuries. They were referred to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi. The mob barged into 30 houses and ransacked them. They destroyed 17 bikes, one Bolero, one car and two tempos. Besides, a religious place was also attacked and some religious books were burnt. To control the mob, the police had to resort to lathi-charge and the District Magistrate imposed section 144 of CrPC to maintain law and order.

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed No
Details of the FIR

Domchanch Police Station, FIR filed on the basis of complaint by Domchanch BDO Narayan Ram.

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :The Police arrested 7 people and sent the hooves and bones for forensic testing Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: April 17, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • No. of People Injured 2
    Name of the victim : Israel Ansari and Jumman miyan
    Name of Perpetrator unknown
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Koderma
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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