Dadri (UP), Sept 30: In a horrifying incident, a 50-year old man was beaten to death by a mob on Monday night, for allegedly eating beef.
Mohammad Akhlaq and his son (22) was dragged out of the house in Dadri, UP, and brutally beaten with bricks.
While Akhlaq died immediately, his son incurred serious injuries. '
However, before attacking the duo, th emob broke into his house and also attacked the women.
Akhlaq's wife said,"My husband was bleeding. His head was smashed. They beat the family...my husband had no enemies.."
Surprisingly, the assault did not stop even after the police arrived. About 6 men were arrested from the spot. Akhlaq's daughter said that they had mutton in the refrigerator and nothing else.
This has been retrieved and sent for forensic tests. Interestingly, the family had lived in the village for over 3 decades. Police is now investigating as to how the rumor spread.
Tension soars in the area as people clash with the police after the incident. The police was forced to fire in the air to stop the agitation.