In Rajasthan’s Alwar district cow vigilantes brutally beat 15 people one of whom later died at the hospital on March 4, according to reports. The deceased named Pehlu Khan died on April 3 died in a hospital after he and several others were attacked by a mob on Behror highway while transporting cows in six vehicles. The local police stated that the attack took place on Saturday, April 1.According to a report in Hindustan Times, the Rajasthan Police have announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for anybody providing information on each of the six suspects identified so far.

 

Nearly, 15 people belonging from Haryana were beaten up by the gau rakshaks and Pehlu Khan in his 50s, and four others received serious injuries. The injured were admitted to an Alwar hospital for treatment. 

 

 

According to the Hindu report, the deceased and his fellow cattle rearers were returning to Haryana after buying the cows from Jaipur and other nearby places. The six vehicles were stopped at the highway in Alwar district by Hindu Jagaran Manch and Bajrang Dal activists on Saturday. 

 

A heated argument took place, and Khan and his fellow men produced the documents as prove that they legitimately bought the cows. However, the mob of gau rakshaks thrashed the cattle rearers and also damaged the vehicles carrying the cows. 

 

The police have booked the victims of the mob attack under the Rajasthan Bovine Animals (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act, 1995.