Man lynched, suspicion of cattle theft : Patna

A 32-year-old man in Bihar was beaten to death by a mob over suspicion of cattle theft near state capital Patna on Wednesday. All the accused were arrested immediately, the police said. The incident took place early Wednesday morning in Phulwarisharif near Patna. The victim, Muhammad Alamgir, was thrashed after he was seen untying a buffalo from a cattle shed at around 3 am. A person who was with Mr Alamgir managed to escape. Muhammad Alamgir, who was thrashed for several hours, died on Wednesday afternoon at hospital.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Not known
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Not known Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: December 16, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Muhammad Alamgir
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Bihar
    District/City Patna
    Party In Power / Incidents JDU - Janata Dal (United)
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