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Cong demands CBI probe into death of Pehlu Khan in Alwar

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The today Governor Kalyan Singh and demanded a probe into the death of Pehlu Khan in Alwar allegedly at the hands of cow vigilantes.

A delegation of leaders, led by PCC chief Sachin Pilot the governor and handed over a memorandum.


While expressing concern over deteriorating and order situation in the state, Pilot on the occasion said that criminals are roaming scot-free under the rule and their confidence is high just because of the negligence of the

"The functioning of police and the statement of home minister present bad examples," he said.

The PCC chief also expressed surprise over the silence of chief minister on the issue.

55-year-old Pehlu Khan was beaten to death on April 1 in Rajasthan's Alwar district by a mob of gau rakshaks and there should be a probe into his death, the leaders demanded.

The other members of the delegation include Leader of Opposition in Ramesh Dudy, former Union minister Jitendra Singh, AICC secretary Zubair Khan, senior vice president PCC Gopal Shekhawat, former state minister Amaaduddin Ahmed Khan and Alwar district chief Tikaram, besides other party leaders from Alwar.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 22 2017. 01:28 IST
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