Another alleged cow vigilantism murder in Alwar

Alwar: Cow vigilantes kill man, puts body on railway tracks to look like accident

Khan's body has been sent for an autopsy. A minor boy, who the police say is an accused, has been taken into custody, and he has allegedly named five other attackers. The Panchayat leader alleged that the killers were not done with Ummar even after shooting him and tried to show the death as an accident by dumping him on the tracks and waiting for a moving train to run over his body.

"Two cases have been registered by the police - one is under the Rajasthan Bovine Act and the other is a murder case registered on the basis of complaint registered by Ummar's relative. He and Ummar were apparently taking the cows for smuggling", the Alwar SP said. But he refused to use the so-called term cow vigilantes, who have over the past year become synonymous with a string of attacks on cattle traders across India. "They later asked somebody else to dump Khan's body on the railway track". Their doubts have been triggered by the use of a gun - not the usual modus operandi of cow vigilantes.

Summary: ALWAR: Alleged cow vigilantes murdered 35-year-old Ummar Khan in Gopalgarh village of Alwar district, while his associate Tahir Khan was shot at and critically wounded on Friday. These mobs also reportedly extort money from cattle transporters.

Meanwhile, Gulab Chand Kataria, Rajasthan Home Minister, today said that the matter is being investigated and the culprits will be arrested soon. One suspect has been taken into the person. It wasn't clear how he was wounded. The victim, as revealed later, was a dairy farmer and was transporting cows from Alwar to Bharatpur on a pickup van along with two other men- Tahir and Javed.

"A vehicle with five or six people accosted us on the way by pelting stones at us". After hearing of the attack, villagers set out to look for Umar's body that was found on Friday evening.

In another incident of terror unleashed by Cow vigilantes two Muslim youths were allegedly attacked on Sunday in Alwar near the Rajasthan-Haryana border, one of them is dead, said several media reports.

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