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Lynch victim's family gets death certificate from municipality

Press Trust of India  |  Ramgarh (Jharkhand) 

The Municipality has issued the death certificate of Alimuddin Ansari, who was lynched by a mob of cow vigilantes in district last year, an said today.

"The Municipality handed over the death certificate of Alimuddin to his widow Mariyom Khatoon," said Sub-Divisional Officer, Ramgarh, Anant Kumar.

"The death certificate mentions multiple injuries as the cause of death of Alimuddin," the SDO said.

Khatoon had earlier said, "We had approached the RIMS in Ranchi for getting the death certificate but the authorities refused to issue it saying that Alimuddin was brought dead and the RIMS issues death certificates only for patients who died in the hospital.

"The authorities suggested that we should approach the district administration for the death certificate."

On June 29, 2017, a group of people had lynched 45-year-old in Bazaar Tand locality of Ramgarh town on the suspicion that he was carrying beef in his car.

A fast track court in Ramgarh had convicted 12 persons in this connection and sentenced 11 of them to life imprisonment on March 21 this year.

The case of one accused, who was a minor, was under consideration of the

Of the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment, ten have been granted bail by the while one accused is behind the bars.

Among the ten convicts out on bail, one convict Sikandar Ram was electrocuted near his home in Ramgarh town in the last week of July this year.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 20:45 IST