April 11, 2017

India: Alwar Killing - Interim report (Prof V.K. Tripathi)

April 1, 2017 was a dark day when Pehlu Khan, a farmer from Jaysinghpur village in Mewat district, Haryana was thrashed to near death by a mob at 6 PM in Behror town of Alwar District, Rajasthan on Delhi-Jaipur highway. His two sons Irfan (23) and Arif (20) and two other youths Ajmat (24) and Rafiq (22) were brutally beaten and critically injured. They had purchased cows in Jaipur bazaar and were carrying them to their village/ relatives in two vans when Cow Vigilante Group activists, riding motor bikes, stopped their vans, pulled them out, aroused a mob and thrashed them with lathis and sticks. Police came half an hour later, took these five people to Kailash Hospital. On April 3 Pehlu succumbed to injuries while other 4 returned home. [ . . . ] .

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