Youth thrashed by BJP workers for carrying beef

BJP worker Salim Ismail Shah was beaten by cow vigilantes for carrying beef. They thrashed Ismail brutally on his neck and face and later he was admitted to a nearby hospital. After the forensic investigation, the meat was found to be of cow and charges were filed against the victim. The party would take strict actions against the victim for carrying beef. The accused were arrested by the police for taking law in their hand and assaulting the victim.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :The police took the victim to a nearby hospital to treat his injuries. The meat was sent for forensic investigation and was found to be of cow. Charges were filed against the Ismail and the accused were arrested for taking Current status Under investigation
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 12, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Salim Ismail Shah
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Maharashtra
    District/City Nagpur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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