November 12, 2017

India: Cow Vigilantes Gun Down Man in Alwar, Rajasthan (Report on News18)


Cow Vigilantes Gun Down Man in Alwar, Throw Body on Tracks to Show it as Accident
Two days after the murder, no FIR in the case has been registered so far.

Bhawani Deora, Debayan Roy

Updated:November 12, 2017, 4:22 PM IST

A screen grab of Ummar Muhammad's Aadhaar card. (Courtesy: CNN-News18)

Alwar/New Delhi: A Muslim man who was transporting cows near the Rajasthan-Haryana border was shot dead allegedly by vigilantes while two of his aides were injured after being thrashed.

The incident took place in Fahari village near Govindh Gadh in Alwar district of Rajasthan on November 10. Sources said Ummar Muhammad and the two others were transporting cows from Mewat in Haryana to Bharatpur in Rajasthan but they were waylaid by the mob and assaulted.

While police remained tight-lipped about the incident, official sources confirmed that Ummar died of a bullet wound. His body has been kept in a mortuary at Shehr hospital. He is survived by his wife and eight children. [. . .]