Two main accused in Dadri lynching case arrested after manhunt

Mohammed Akhlaq was dragged out of his house along with his son by a mob for allegedly consuming beef. The mob beat Akhlaq to death and his son was hospitalised.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 3, 2015 6:08:15 pm
Dadri lynching, dadri killing, BJP, Dadri beef row, dadri man lynching, dadri beef man killing, beef ban, Mahesh Sharma, dadri beef ban lynching, dadri beef rumor killing, india news, nation news Relatives mourn the death of farmer Mohammad Akhlaq at his home in Bisara village on Wednesday. Villagers allegedly beat Akhlaq to death and severely injured his son upon hearing rumors that the family was eating beef. (Source: PTI Photo)

The main accused in the Dadri lynching case, Vishal and Shyam, were arrested today afternoon, according to news agency ANI. After a public outcry over the incident, the police had previously arrested six and launched a manhunt to nab others involved in the murder of a 50-year-old man.

Mohammed Akhlaq was dragged out of his house along with his son by a mob for allegedly consuming beef. The mob beat Akhlaq to death and his son was hospitalised.

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The Uttar Pradesh government announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the family of the victim and ensured a speedy probe in the case.

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