Two Muslims thrashed by India for allegedly slaughtering cow

Two Muslims thrashed by India for allegedly slaughtering cow

Two Muslims thrashed by India for allegedly slaughtering cow

Two Muslims thrashed by India for allegedly slaughtering cow

Indian police have detained at least 21 men from the mob, which thrashed two Muslims allegedly slaughtered a cow and set fire to around dozen shops, officials said.

The incident was reported from northern Uttar Pradesh state where people had killed an old Muslim man over supposedly consuming beef which is forbidden in the state.

A rumour spread  that a cow has been slaughtered, after which some people beat up the men and resorted to arson, a senior administrative officer of Mainpuri district said.

He also said that a post modern of the cow showed it had been dead for a while due to some illness and the men were only parting it from its skin when they ware thrashed by the violent people.

As reported in the Times of India, around 500 bamboo and iron rods wielder had set shops of Muslims on fire before police dispersed them using tear gas.

The two men who were beaten up by the people had seriously been wounded and were recovering in the hospital, stated in the report.

Cow beef issue is not new as the animals is considered to be sacred entity among Hindus and that did not tolerate someone to slaughter it. However  for the Muslims eating its meat is a part of belief.

Two Muslims thrashed by India for allegedly slaughtering cow

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