Man killed by suspected cow vigilantes

A 25-year-old man, Mohammed Ayyub Mev who was allegedly thrashed by cow vigilantes on September 13, died at a hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday, police said. Mohammad Ayyub Mev was admitted to V S Hospital after he was beaten up by unidentified persons on S G Highway on the night of September 13 after his car met with an accident. A calf which he was allegedly carrying in the car died in the mishap. Ayyub’s brother Imran alleged that he was beaten up on the suspicion that he was transporting cows for slaughter.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Highway perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Charges filed against the vicitm :sec 302 IPC added to FIR after protest. Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed 302 IPC Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: September 13, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Number of people Killed 1
    No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Mohammed Ayyub Mev and Sameer Sheikh
    Name of Perpetrator Gau rakhsak Dal
    State Gujarat
    District/City Ahmedabad
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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