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Pehlu Khan lynching case: Sons, other witnesses shot at on way to testify

While police have registered an FIR and assured the family of security for court appearances in the future, Pehlu Khan’s family said they will move an application to transfer the case to Alwar from Behror before the next hearing.

Pehlu Khan, one year later

His family has found no justice, his community is still under siege


Pehlu Khan lynching case: All held in the case are out on bail

Pehlu Khan and four others were attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar’s Behror on April 1, the mob accused them to be cattle smugglers, beat them up. Pehlu died two days later.

Pehlu Khan son asks: If men in video didn’t kill my father, who did?

The family appealed for an urgent transfer of the case outside Rajasthan. Irshad said, “We only have faith in the Supreme Court... I will fight this case for as long as I am alive but I can’t do that if I fear for my life in Rajasthan.”

Cleared by Rajasthan police, accused ‘absconding’ in Pehlu Khan case back home

Pehlu Khan and others, including his two sons, were allegedly attacked by self-proclaimed gau rakshaks in Alwar on April 1 while they were on way back home after buying cattle from Jaipur.

Alwar lynching: Named in dying statement, not questioned and ‘not guilty’

Pehlu Khan lynching: 6 named in dying declaration now found not guilty by police, 5 accused on bail, 2 have bail pleas pending in court, 2 more absconding


Alwar lynching: Clean chit to all six accused named by Pehlu Khan in dying declaration

Pehlu Khan, in his statement to police, had named six people among those who had attacked him. However, Alwar SP Rahul Prakash said that a reward of Rs 5,000 announced on each of the six accused was withdrawn as an investigation found them not guilty.

Recalling cases of cow vigilantism, from J-K to Maharashtra, Rajasthan to Assam

Cow vigilantism ‘must stop’, the Supreme Court has said, and directed all states to appoint nodal officers to ensure that it does. It has also asked states to file status reports on what they are doing to prevent vigilantism. A list of major cases over the last few years

Another accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case gets bail

Lawyer Amir Aziz opposed the bail. “It is curious that the investigating officer himself conceded that Kaluram did not have any active role. If so, why was he arrested in the first place?" he asked.

Sons of Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan meet Rajnath Singh, seek follow-up on cases

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inquired about the health of Akhlaq’s son Danish, who was injured in the attack in September 2015, when a mob targeted them on suspicion of beef consumption.