Eleven people have been arrested after two persons were allegedly beaten to death over suspicion of cow smuggling at Putimari Fauleswari village in West Bengal's Coochbehar on Thursday.
The police arrested 14 persons for their alleged involvement in the lynching.
Qureshi killed his wife Ansari (35) with an axe and also attacked his sister-in-law and mother-in-law.
With the BJP on the backfoot and the Congress under Gehlot becoming aggressive, it is likely to become a major issue in the upcoming Municipal elections in Rajasthan scheduled for November.
Pehlu Khan (55), his two sons and a few others were transporting cows when they were allegedly stopped and thrashed by a mob near Behror in Alwar district on April 1, 2017.
The villagers mercilessly beat the suspected thief with sticks, the police said.
Gehlot said that an environment of fear, distrust and violence has developed in the country due to which mob lynching incidents are on the rise.
The accused Ramgopal has admitted to having murdered his daughter Prem (19) and Ganpat (35).
The Class 12 student, Ripan Sarkar, was allegedly in love with a girl whose relatives beat him to death after finding him inside her house.
An Alwar court had acquitted all six accused-- Vipin Yadav, Ravindra Kumar, Kaluram, Dayanand, Yogesh Kumar and Bheem Rathi-- on August 14 this year, giving them the benefit of the doubt.
The police have registered a case of murder and so far no arrests have been made.
The lynching cases of Pehlu Khan and Junaid have become a regular feature in the speeches during opposition rallies for the October 21 Haryana assembly election.
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He called for government action on the death of over 1,800 manual scavengers, by releasing compensation and providing employment to the kin of the deceased.
Last year, the 69-year-old veteran, referring to the recent spate of mob violence incidents, had said that at many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than the killing of a cop.
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The letter by the 49 had said that the lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities must be stopped immediately while stressing that there was 'no democracy without dissent'.