Indian Police Arrest Three Men After Fatal Beef-Related Attack
In eastern Bihar state, Indian police have arrest three men in connection with the death of Naseem Qureshi. A 56-year-old Muslim man who was attacked by a mob on suspicion of carrying beef. Qureshi died earlier this week from the attack. The sale and consumption of beef is restricted in some parts of India by local governments. And cows are considered sacred in Hinduism. As a result, there have been frequent attacks on those accused of killing cows for meat or leather. Predominantly people from the minority Muslim population or those on the lower rungs of India’s ancient caste system.
As per the police statement presented in court, Naseem Qureshi was reportedly encircled by more than 20 individuals and assaulted. The police intervened to control the situation, but unfortunately, Qureshi passed away while being taken to the hospital. Ramchandra Tiwari, who is the head of Rasulpur police station in Bihar. Where the incident took place. Confirmed to Reuters news agency over the phone on Saturday. Indian Police Arrest Three Men and have been apprehended in connection with the crime.
The Cow Vigilante Groups
India has witnessed a rise in self-styled Hindu cow vigilante groups. Who have taken to enforcing the law themselves ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government came to power in 2014. Extremist Hindu organizations have been advocating for a complete prohibition on cow slaughter throughout India. Presently, Bihar is governed by a regional political party, while the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, serves as the opposition
It’s alarming to see how the cow vigilante groups have taken the law into their own hands and are conducting attacks on individuals without any regard for the rule of law. These incidents only highlight the need for the Indian government to take strict action against such groups and ensure that everyone is safe and protected, regardless of their religious or caste identity.