Raje breaks silence on Alwar lynching


Jaipur, April 25 : Breaking her silence on the Alwar lynching case after 24 days, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said today that no culprits would be spared and such incidents would not be tolerated in the state.
“Such incidents would not be tolerated in Rajasthan. Seven people have been arrested and further appropriate action will be taken on the basis of facts that will emerge after investigation,” Raje told reporters in the state assembly premises here.
“None of the culprits will be allowed to get away,” she emphasised.
The incident occurred in Behror town in Alwar district when Pehlu Khan and four others were attacked by a mob of cow vigilantes while they were on their way to Haryana after purchasing cattle in Rajasthan’s Ramgarh on April 1.
55-year-old Khan succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on April 3 leading to massive outrage.
The incident also led to uproar in the Vidhan Sabha yesterday as the opposition Congress attacked the government over the law and order situation in the state.

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