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Gurugram: Police watch as cow vigilantes assault man on suspicion of transporting beef; one arrested – India News , Firstpost

Hailing from Mewat, 25-year-old Lukman stated he was chased for round eight kilometres earlier than being stopped and crushed up on suspicion of transporting cow meat

One individual has been arrested the day after a video of police watching a man being assaulted, allegedly by cow vigilantes, in Gurugram went viral on social media on Friday, in response to a number of media stories.

Lukman, a 25-year-old meat vendor, assaulted over the suspicion of transporting cow meat, is present process therapy for a number of fractures at a hospital however is reportedly secure as per The Hindu.

One individual, recognized as 26-year-old Pradeep Yadav, has been arrested, as per Indian Express.  “So far, Yadav does not appear to be linked to any fringe elements or political party. Investigation is on to nab the other accused,” Gurugram police spokesperson Subhash Boken instructed the newspaper.

Boken instructed The Hindu that the motive behind the assault is just not clear, nevertheless it may very well be prompted by suspicion over transportation of beef. The assailants have been booked for rioting, illegal meeting, inflicting grievous damage and wrongful confinement, amongst others, as per the newspaper.

Lukman, hailing from Mewat, reached Gurugram’s Sector 4-5 chowk at 9 am with a cargo of buffalo meat when youths on 5 two-wheelers started chasing him,as per The Times of India.

“There were eight to 10 men. They shouted at me to stop my vehicle. Fearing for my safety, I sped up. I had just stopped my vehicle in Sadar Bazar when the men reached me and pulled me out of the truck. They thrashed me with iron rods saying that I was transporting cow meat,” Lukman instructed police, as per The Times of India.


Lukman was chased for round eight kilometres earlier than being stopped and crushed as police and onlookers watched, in response to NDTV. Lukman was then bundled again into his truck, taken to Haryana’s Badshahpur village and additional crushed as per the report.

He, nonetheless, managed to name the man who owned the Jama Masjid market store the place the meat was to be delivered. While Lukman was being crushed by sticks and hammers, the store proprietor Tahir Qureshi referred to as the police 4 instances however to no avail, The Hindu reported.

Soon after, a police group adopted the truck to the village and rescued Lukman even because the assailants broken their automobile, attacked the police and fled.

As per NDTV, the samples of the meat have been despatched to a forensic lab for examination. The proprietor of the automobile instructed NDTV that he has been within the enterprise for 50 years and that the meat is buffalo.

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