Three men beaten to death in West Bengal’s Dinajpur district for allegedly stealing cows

According to sources, a group of nearly 10 people entered the village in a van on Thursday night and were allegedly planning to steal the bovine from some of the houses.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published:June 24, 2017 6:02 pm
Cow smuggling (Photo used for representational purpose)

Three men were beaten to death in West Bengal’s North Dinajpur district on Thursday after they were allegedly caught stealing cows from a house under Chopra police station area. The police have arrested three people in connection with the case so far. The deceased have been identified as Nasirul Haque (30), a resident of Kutipara, Mohammad Samiruddin (32), resident of Kandarpara and Md Nasir (33) from Dhalugunj. While Nasirul was taken to Islampur subdivisional hospital after the incident and succumbed to his injuries there, the other two died on the spot.

According to sources, a group of nearly 10 people entered the village in a van on Thursday night and were allegedly planning to steal the bovine from some of the houses. The village has earlier witnessed similar incidents because of which the residents were already alert.

The men allegedly lifted cows from two of the houses and were headed towards the third when someone noticed their movement. Alerted by the owner of the third house, a huge mob gathered outside to catch them as they tried to escape from the village. All the other accused managed to flee from the spot. “The locals chased them and thrashed them until they died. Their bodies have been sent for autopsy. An impartial inquiry has been ordered into the incident,” said an official.

Nasirul Haque’s mother Mumtaj Biwi registered a murder complaint at Chopra police station on Friday. “We have initiated a case. Today we arrested three people in the case. Action will be taken against anyone who took law in their hands. Past credentials show that all the three victims were indulged in cattle theft. The investigation is being carried out. We are conducting raids,” SP Amit Kumar Bharat Rathod told Sunday Express.

Those arrested have been identified as Asit Basu (29, Asim Basu (27)and Krishna Poddar (24). All of them are residents of Chopra area.

A Local TMC MLA Hamidur Rahman, while speaking to the press, said: “Few cattle were stolen from the area and people were angry. On Thursday, the anger turned violent. Law will take its own course.”

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    Maz
    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:42 pm
    Why murder case - these people should be given medals and rewards. Theives die all the time it is self defense. But in West Bengal this is how "secularism" looks like - muslim theives are mourned and HIndus defending themselves are arrested.
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      Kamal Pasha
      Jun 25, 2017 at 1:23 pm
      Gau Matas are responsible for all these murders.
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        Murthy
        Jun 26, 2017 at 5:57 pm
        These are poor villagers, their only source of wealth are the cows. Once the stolen cows are taken into Bangladesh, that is it. Thieves are robbing these people of their only source of living. Of course, they get angry. Kamal Pasha, Ata Turk, would have sympathised with the villagers. Not you, the modern Kemal Pasha from Sthan. or Af. Sthan...
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        fasahat
        Jun 25, 2017 at 12:07 pm
        India bjp red duck the basterd Muslims wake-up kill every Hindus
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          Maz
          Jun 25, 2017 at 8:45 pm
          Try and do it and see what will happen - we will sell "Muslim meat" in bazaar and do halal on Muslim children. Muslims steal our cows then they should die - let them go to bangladeshs or pakistan and steal cows. In India they will find only death if they try and steal anything. Be thankful these fellows entire village was not massacred in response .
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            bahu lao gujarat 2002
            Jul 4, 2017 at 11:29 pm
            dont forget a bit of ghar wapsi bahu lao like in gujarat 2002
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            sunny
            Jun 25, 2017 at 5:56 am
            Beaten to death is something -----, but law will take it own time is a type of escape sim for thieves/culprit, and I support beating but not killing
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              MyTake
              Jun 25, 2017 at 3:27 am
              The thieves must be richer than an average Bengali! They can afford a van in Mamata's Bengal and that's why the love starved Mamata loves them and gives them oxygen!
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                BR
                Jun 25, 2017 at 3:06 am
                Cow is a vital property of a poor farmer, might be valued at 75 of his total assets. I'll shoot a thief in the back for stealing my television set. Nothing wrong here imho.
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                  Raju
                  Jun 25, 2017 at 2:21 am
                  Raju Samuel A demon's favorite activity is to make people feel comfortable in their religion. Uncivilized radical mythological culture making animal as God. Bible say Romans 1.21-23 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles. Indian No freedom what to eat, Throughout evolution, humans and pre-humans have been eating meat, Our digestive systems are well equipped to make full use of the fats, proteins and nutrients found in animal foods. The truth is that humans are omnivores. We function best eating both animals and plants (3). Humans have much shorter digestive systems than herbivores and don’t have the specialized organs to digest cellulose, the main fiber in plants.
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                    Straight shooter
                    Jun 25, 2017 at 3:42 am
                    Raju Italian, shove your stupid Bible where the sun doesn't shine.
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                      Maz
                      Jun 25, 2017 at 8:49 pm
                      Hi Raju Samuel - why don't you take your bible and shove it in your behind after that you take your filthy little christian body and get out of our India ?? Go to your vatican and bark about Devil and roman and greek - nobody is interested in your barking here.
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                      Nick G.
                      Jun 25, 2017 at 1:21 am
                      It is ridiculous how hate mongers cautiously avoiding the term "allegedly". A person is innocent until proved guilty. Even if these 3 men were thieves then the cons ution doesn't permit anyone to take law on their hand. These people think they are above law and order so corrective measures should be taken against this anti-nationals.
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                        sam
                        Jun 25, 2017 at 5:54 am
                        Very true, so is our Cons ution does not permit stealing, killing bovines just for food and sacrifice. Still ...
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                          Indian
                          Jun 25, 2017 at 5:56 am
                          Have never seen INDIAN CONS UTION standing guard for YOUR PROPERTY when THIEVES come to STEAL it at MIDDLE of the NIGHT. Every INDIAN has to fight for himself with the THIEVES.
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