Siraj Khan beaten to death; Satna, MP

Riyas khan was beaten to death allegedly by villagers in Madhya Pradesh, after he was suspected of slaughtering cattle. The violence took place In Satna district, one of the stops for home minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to the state. The police have arrested four men and murder cases will be filed against them, officers said. The arrested men -- Pawan Singh Gond, Vijay Singh Gond, Phool Singh Gond and Narayan Singh Gond - are villagers from Amgara. On the basis of complaint filed by Pawan Singh Gond, the police have filed a case of cow slaughter against Riyaz Khan and Shakeel, who is in coma in a hospital in Jabalpur. The families of the two men have denied cow slaughter charges, say reports. The officials said they found a slaughtered bull and the meat of two other bulls packed in sacks at the spot where the murder took place.

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

FIR filed,Badera police station

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Arrested four men Current status Not known
Charges Filed IPC sections Murder(302), Other details four of the accused were arrested
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: May 17, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Siraj Khan(Dead), Shakeel Maqbool(Severely injured)
    Name of Perpetrator Pawan Singh Gond, Vijay Singh Gond, Phool Singh Gond, Narayan Singh Gond
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Satna
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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