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Vigilantes Beat up 6 People on Suspicion of Slaughtering Cow in Bihar

Deputy Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar Jha told PTI some people surrounded a house at Dumra village under Jaitia panchayat on the suspicion of a bovine being slaughtered inside and thrashed six people.

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Updated:August 18, 2017, 11:48 PM IST
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Vigilantes Beat up 6 People on Suspicion of Slaughtering Cow in Bihar
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New Delhi : Atleast six people were beaten for allegedly slaughtering a cow by in Bihar's West Champaran district.

The six were beaten up alleged cow vigilantes on Thursday, Police said on Friday.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar Jha told PTI some people surrounded a house at Dumra village under Jaitia panchayat on the suspicion of a bovine being slaughtered inside and thrashed six people.

No arrest has been made so far, he said.

Qudus Kureishi, husband of the village head, was also beaten up when he tried to intervene in the matter, Jha said.

On getting the information, he said the police reached the village and pacified angry villagers by assuring action against the guilty.

Additional police force has been deployed in the village, the DSP said.

(With PTI inputs)
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