Haryana: Three arrested for beating men over suspicion of carrying beef
Three persons have been arrested by the Faridabad Police in connection with an attack on a auto-rickshaw driver and a minor on the suspicion of carrying beef.
The incident took place on Friday morning in old Faridabad, when Azad was driving the auto rickshaw to deliver buffalo meat to a shop. He was accompanied by 14-year-old Sonu, an employee of the meat supplier. Suddenly, six men who allegedly belonged to self-proclaimed cow vigilantes groups stopped Azad and accused him of transporting beef.
However, when Azad refused he was forced to drive to the cremation ground and were brutally beaten up by a mob of 60-odd people in Kureshipur village.
According to Azad, a resident of Nehru Colony, claimed that the torture lasted for almost five hours till around noon and the accused continued to beat them up even in the presence of policemen.
Following the assault, the Haryana Police have arrested the three people accused of beating up on suspicion of carrying cow meat, while look out for other accused is on.
The accused were identified on the basis of a video clip of the incident that happened on October 13. The trio has been identified as Lakhan, Dileep and Ram Kumar. Brothers Lakhan and Dileep are residents of Peer Colony. Ram Kumar stays at Pali village.