Man beaten up by mob on suspicion of cow smuggling

A mob of cow vigilantes beat up a man with the allegation that he was smuggling half-a-dozen cows to Haryana in Rajasthan's Alwar district in the early hours on Monday. Police rescued the victim from the crowd and admitted him with multiple fractures at the government hospital in Shahjahanpur. Munfed Khan was travelling with 7 bovine animals in a vehicle. He was roughed up by villagers in Khusa Ki Dhani area of Shahjahanpur in Rajasthan's Alwar. Khan, who had allegedly been involved in incidents of cow smuggling in the past, had escaped from the police barrier and was caught by the villagers who beat him up badly, though at least two others fled from the spot.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 3 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0
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Ajay Singh, SHO, Shahjahanpur, said: A case has been registered against 50-60 villagers who thrashed Khan.

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :He was saved by the police who got him admitted at the Shahjahanpur hospital. Current status
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Date of incident: September 23, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Munfed Khan and two others
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Rajasthan
    District/City Alwar
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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