A BJP legislator has accused people from the victim's Meo community of being involved in crime in the district and said he had already banned them from his office.
Home minister’s comment came after Rakbar Khan, alias Akbar of Kol village in Haryana’s Nuh district, was allegedly beaten to death late on Friday by suspected cow vigilantes.
Alwar lynching: Rakbar had 13 injuries on his body, two broken ribs, fractured arm, says postmortem report
A high-level probe panel set up by the Rajasthan Police on Monday ordered the suspension of the officer-in-charge of the case and transferred three others to police lines.
Eyewitness Aslam says the lynch mob of vigilantes had claimed political backing; recalls how Rakbar was beaten up.
MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja claimed on Monday that the beating in the police station lasted for three hours and that the gau rakshaks did rough up Rakbar but he was stable when he was handed over to the police
Here is a timeline of events leading to Rakbar Khan's death.
NCM Chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi told the New Indian Express that the panel has taken suo motu note of Friday's incident when Khan was lynched allegedly on suspicions of cow smuggling.
The video of the ASI surfaced hours after allegations that the Alwar police delayed by nearly three hours the shifting of Khan to the Ramgarh community healthcare centre.
The Congress leader alleged that such incidents had become common in the BJP-ruled state and said it was not the first case of lynching in Rajasthan.
Union Minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal called Rahul "merchant of hate" while accusing him of trying to divide society for electoral gains.
The deceased 28-year-old Akbar Khan was thrashed by a group of people on suspicion of being a cow smuggler in Lalawandi village in Alwar on Saturday last.
Akbar, along with his friend Aslam, were taking cows to their villages in Haryana through a forest area in Ramgarh area of Alwar, where they were thrashed by a group of people.
The deceased 28-year-old Akbar was thrashed by a group of people on suspicion of being a cow smuggler in Lalawandi village in Alwar on Saturday last.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi slammed that 'this is Modi's brutal 'New India' where humanity is replaced with hatred and people are crushed and left to die'.
Supreme Court to hear contempt pleas against Rajasthan government on August 28 in Alwar lynching case
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on August 28 the pleas seeking contempt action against the Rajasthan government in the recent mob lynching case at Alwar.