Mob kills tribal for allegedly cutting dead bull

One person was killed and three others were injured when a mob attacked them for allegedly cutting the flesh of a dead bull in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, police said on Thursday. Three persons were injured when a clash broke out over the dead bull at Jurmi village in Dumri, around 140km from Ranchi, on 10 April 2019 night. PTI quoted deputy inspector-general of police A.V. Homkar as saying that a group of people spotted the four persons cutting the flesh of the dead bull and started beating them up. One of them died, he said. The dead person has been identified as Prakash Lakra. Sources said the group that raised the objections came from another village.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Farm/forest
Number of victims 4 Identity of victim Adivasis
Location of incident Farm/forest Was cross FIR filed Yes
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Date of incident: April 10, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Number of people Killed 1
    No. of People Injured 3
    Name of the victim : Prakash Lakra (50) died; Belasiyus Tirkey (60), Janavarius Minj (45) and Peter Kerketta (50) INJURED
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Gumla
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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