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Pehlu Khan murder case: Rajasthan police gives clean chit to six accused

55-year-old Pehlu Khan, Hailing From Nuh In Haryana, Had Died In A Hospital In Behror Of Alwar District On April 3 After He And Four Others Were Attacked By A Mob Of Cow Vigilantes While Transporting Cattle Procured From A Weekly Market In Jaipur To Their Village.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 14 Sep 2017, 01:25:22 PM
Pehlu Khan murder case: Rajasthan police gives clean chit to six accused

New Delhi:

The Rajasthan police on Thursday gave a clean chit to all six accused in connection with Pehlu Khan murder case. He was beaten by a group of men in Alwar while transporting cattle.

55-year-old Pehlu Khan, hailing from Nuh in Haryana, had died in a hospital in Behror of Alwar district on April 3 after he and four others were attacked by a mob of cow vigilantes while transporting cattle procured from a weekly market in Jaipur to their village.

A video footage of the incident had gone viral on social media.

The issue had also rocked Parliament and Rajasthan State Assembly where opposition mounted pressure on the government for swift action against the accused involved in the lynching incident.

Police had registered a case of culpable homicide against six named and 200 unnamed accused. An FIR was registered on the basis of Khan's statement which he gave from his bed in ICU. (With PTI Inputs)

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First Published : 14 Sep 2017, 01:24:50 PM