Since the beginning of 2017, multiple attacks have been carried by mobs, of which 60% of the cases are cow-related violence against Muslims.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as disgusting Union Minister Jayant Sinhas action of felicitating seven convicted cow vigilantes as disgusting.
The 11 convicts included BJP’s district media cell in-charge Nityanand Mahto, Ramgarh cow protection committee head Chhotu Verma and local ABVP leader Kapil Thakur.
On Sunday, three Muslim youth were allegedly beaten up and one of them was shot dead by suspected cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district while they were transporting cows.
Three Muslim youth were allegedly beaten up and one of them was shot dead by suspected cow vigilantes while they were transporting cows from Haryana’s Mewat district to Bharatpur in Rajasthan.
Ummar Muhammad's uncle has filed a complaint with the Alwar police, identifying one among the attackers, who is a member of the "Gau Raksha group," the report said.
It emerged during the initial investigation that it was buffalo meat that the victims were transporting.