Muslim man beaten to death by cow vigilantes in India


New Delhi—A 25-year-old man, who was reportedly attacked by cow vigilantes on Sept 13, succumbed to his wounds at a hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday, police said.
Mohammad Ayyub Mev was admitted to the hospital after he was attacked by unidentified persons on Tuesday. According to his brother, Ayyub was thrashed on the suspicion that he was transporting cows for slaughter.
“Ayyub’s car met with an accident (on Tuesday) on SG Highway on the night of September 13. When some bystanders checked the car, they found a calf and a bullock. Due to the impact, the calf died while the bullock was rescued. To save himself from people’s wrath, Ayyub started running,” said inspector PB Rana of Anandnagar police station.
“The victim tried to runaway but the assailants caught up to him and thrashed him. We had lodged a case of attempted murder against the mob.—Agencies