Cow Carcass lead to communal violence in Shimla

Remnants of cow carcass found on the roof of a local house in Rohru lead to the attacks on more than 18 shops that belonged to the community. Markets remained closed to prevent the mishap. Some people fled from the area out of fear of attack. The local political and social activists said that the incident was an attempt to divert the attention of the people from the failures of BJP.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslim / Hindu
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion Muslim / Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed No
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Using violence the police controlled the mob of 5000 people who gathered to take out rally against the alleged cow slaughter. Current status Not known
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: December 26, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Unknow
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Himachal Pradesh
    District/City Shimla
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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