Alwar lynching

Alwar lynching News

Lok Sabha elections: Two years after lynching, polls bring faultlines to the surface

Today, there are no reminders of the incident at the site, but it lives on in conversations about Elections 2019. And it is where the politics of the region and of Alwar, which votes on May 6, begins.

Alwar lynching: Attack on Pehlu Khan witnesses concocted to shift case, says police

Lawyer Asad Hayat was in a vehicle with witnesses Azmat (28), Rafiq (25) and Pehlu’s sons Irshad (28) and Arif (21). They were headed to the ADJ court in Behror on September 29 when they were allegedly attacked.


Alwar lynching case: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking to transfer trial out of Rajasthan

Rakbar, a 32-year-old cattle trader, was allegedly beaten to death by villagers in Lalwandi while he was transporting cows on foot in July. The mob suspected him to be a cattle thief.

Rakbar lynching case: Police file chargesheet, three charged with murder

The 25-page chargesheet names Dharmendra, Paramjeet, and Naresh, who were arrested following Rakbar’s death. They have been charged under section 302 of IPC, among others. While investigation against one has been kept pending.

Supreme Court to Rajasthan: Report on Alwar lynching probe

Rajasthan Additional Advocate General Shiv Mangal Sharma told the bench that “some action was taken”.

Lynching in Alwar, Union minister sees a ‘conspiracy’ given ‘the PM’s popularity’

Reacting to the incident, Union Minister of State of Finance, and Bikaner MP, Arjun Ram Meghwal called it part of a “conspiracy”, the result of “rising popularity of PM Modi” and “a reaction to the impact of his schemes”. “


Alwar lynching: Police took three hours to take victim to health centre 4 km away, even stopped for tea

Alwar lynching: In Lalawandi, they found Rakbar lying in mud, with two cows tied to a tree nearby. Some of the villagers had run away after seeing the police jeep

Alwar lynching victim’s friend said assailants claimed to be MLA’s men: Police

Alwar lynching: Rakbar (32) was transporting cows on foot with Aslam Khan, in his early twenties, when they were stopped, allegedly by villagers in Lalwandi, under the jurisdiction of the Ramgarh police station in Alwar district.

Alwar lynching: Raghuwar Jain... or Rakbar

In his name lay the story of a region’s close ties with its cattle. A month after he was killed, it’s monsoon, the ‘free’ pastures underpinning those ties are lush again, and among those grazing are Rakbar’s five cows.

Give cow smugglers 2-4 slaps, tie them to a tree and inform police: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja

Ahuja demanded that the three men arrested be released immediately and a case of cow smuggling should be registered against Rakbar and Aslam, the two men who were attacked.