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Suspicion of Cow Slaughter – Mob of 100 people thrash up man, set afire

Another case of beating on suspicion of cow slaughter

Giridih: A mob over a 100 people roughed up a man on suspicion of cow slaughter. After the carcas of the animal was allegedly found near his house in Jharkhand’s Giridih district.

According to the police, on Tuesday night, the group raided the man’s house at Barieya village in Giridih shortly after the animal carcass was spotted by a local near his house.

After one of the residents alerted the police, the cops rescued him from the marauding mob and rushed him to a local hospital. The victim was but later shifted another hospital in Dhanbad owing to the seriousness of his injuries.

As per the report, the man is said to be out of danger.

Few people who got involved in a clash with the police were also injured. They all have been admitted to hospitals in Dhanbad.

Jharkhand Inspector General of Police (Headquarters) Ashish Batra said while the exact reason for the violence could not be immediately ascertained, an investigation has been launched in to the incident.

Six persons have been detained in connection with the incident, the police said.

A case was registered at the Deori police station, Batra said.


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