Bihar: Bajrang Dal activists allegedly beaten three youths on pretext of ‘cow smuggling’


Bihar : In yet another fringes extremism, just a week after BJP join hands with Nitesh Kumar government, what expected has been started happening in Bihar. Three men were beaten up by a group of alleged Bajrang Dal activists on the suspicion of transporting cow meat in a truck in Bihar on Thursday. This incident happened in Ranisagar area of Shahpur in Bhojpur district on National Highway 84.

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Source said, the group also tried to set the vehicle on fire but police reached the spot and foiled the plan of setting up fair to the vehicle. Later, the mob who attacked the alleged beef traders vehicle blocked the Ara-Buxar road, demanding action against the three men. Officials also reached the spot to control the situation and took the three into custody.


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According to article published at The Hindu, “A truck was followed by group of locals allegedly Bajrang Dal members on the suspicion that it was carrying beef [cow meat]… we’ve seized the truck and arrested three persons in this regard and further investigation is on”, said Daya Shankar, a senior police official.

The driver of seized vehicle told the police that they were carrying only buffalo meat.

Same as Uttar Pradesh, BJP implementing same plan in Bihar now after forming government with JD(U). After taking charge of the Animal Husbandry Department, Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras had declared that all illegal slaughter houses in the State will be closed down.

A Rashtriya Janata Dal leader blamed the newly formed BPJ-JD(U) government for the incident. “With the BJP government coming to power, such incidents of cow vigilantes and mob lynching will be a regular affair in the State,” he said.

Source : The Hindu



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