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Man attacked on suspicion of cow smuggling in Alwar, battling for life in hospital

This is the fourth major case of violence in the name of cow vigilance in Alwar in 2018. Earlier, three men – Pahlu Khan, Umar and Rakbar were beaten to death allegedly by cow vigilantes.

December 31, 2018, 9:50 am

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Jaipur: Cow vigilantes severely beat up a 23-year-old man in Kishangarhbas area of Alwar district on suspicion of his involvement in cow smuggling on Sunday. The man, identified as Mohammed Sageer, is undergoing treatment in serious condition at a hospital. This is the fourth major case of violence in the name of cow vigilance in Alwar in 2018. Earlier, three men – Pahlu Khan, Umar and Rakbar were beaten to death allegedly by cow vigilantes. Mohammed Sameer was in his pickup with his friend Mustaq when they got into a verbal argument with a car driver near Badheri village in Kishangarhbas area. Some people gathered on the spot and asked Sameer of the cows being transported in the pick-up. Sameer tried to flee from the spot in his vehicle, but the villagers got hold of him and started beating him up severely. The police arrived at the spot nearly one and a half hours later and found cows tied up in the pick up. The cows were sent to a nearby cow shelter, while Sameer was admitted to a hospital. “He sustained injuries in the attack. He is currently undergoing treatment and his condition is stable,” said a police officer. The police have registered a case of cow smuggling against Sameer, while nearly six people have been booked for the attack. Police officials said that further investigation is going on.

First published: December 31, 2018