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Cow vigilantism: Five thrashed on suspicion of carrying beef in Faridabad

Two brothers were thrashed by a mob of cow vigilantes on Friday when they were carrying meat in an auto-rickshaw

IANS  |  Faridabad 

Five people beaten on suspicion of carrying cow meat in Faridabad. (Photo: Twitter, @ANI)
Five people beaten on suspicion of carrying cow meat in Faridabad. (Photo: Twitter, @ANI)

Five from district of were thrashed by vigilantes who suspected them of transporting in Mujessar area, following which members of both the groups were booked in different cases, police said on Saturday.

Police said two brothers Isaan Mohammad and Shahzad along with Shakeel, Sonu, and Azaad Mohammad -- all residents of three villages in district -- were thrashed by a mob of vigilantes on Friday when they were carrying meat in an auto-rickshaw.

On Saturday, police registered a case under Sections 148, 149, 323, 341, and 506 of the at station against unknown 15-20 persons for thrashing the five youths.

Police said on a complaint by Faridabad's Sanjay Colony resident Bajranji, the five youths too were booked in a cross-case under The Gauvansh and Gausamvardhan Act of 2015.

"A laboratory test has since established that the seized meat was of and not or its progeny. After the report, 15-20 unknown persons were booked under the IPC," a senior police officer told IANS.

No arrest has been made as yet.

First Published: Sat, October 14 2017. 17:22 IST
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