Protests against dairy farmer killing in Alwar

Jaipur, Nov 13 : A host of organisations today held a protest here against the alleged brutal murder of one Ummar Mohammed by cow vigilantes in Alwar on Nov 10.

They also handed over a memorandum to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje urging her to arrest the policemen and so-called Gau Rakshaks immediately.

They also urged her to withdraw the case of cow smuggling against Ummar and his fellow travellers Tahir and others

The protestors also demanded a concrete plan to stop the attack on Muslims in Rajasthan by Gau Rakshaks and others and in particular make a safety plan for the Meos in Alwar and Bharatpur district as they are all dairy farmers.

Raje was campaigning in Alwar on Nov 12 for the by elections just after the murder on 10th Nov near Govindgarh, Alwar district.

Ummar was a resident of Ghatmatika Pahadi, near Pahadi Kaman and a dairy farmer and was returning from Ramgarh with a few cows. His pickup vehicle was stopped by means of a patta, the tyre punctured and then attacked.

Protestors claimed that the Ramgarh police was equally involved with the Gau Rakshaks in killing Umar.
They said the police and the Gau goondas tried to destroy evidence by throwing his body on the railway track.

The present state of his body shows the brutality that the police and the Gaurakshaks indulged in. But even the running over of a train/trains could not hide the wounds of the bullet.

Tahir, is in serious condition and being treated in a hospital. He is an eye-witness in the case.

The protestors also demanded the immediate transfer of investigation to an independent agency, like an SIT or under the IG. The arrest of one Rakesh whose name was given by Tahir who escaped.
Tahir be given protection and a compensation of Rs. 10 lakhs
They also demanded Compensation including cash of Rs 25 lakhs and land to the family. And a government job to his kin.

The false case of cow smuggling against Ummar and Tahir be dropped immediately.

They recounted that in the past four such killings have taken in the last two years in the state.
• 30 May 2015, Abdul Gaffar Querishi, Birloka, Didwana tehsil, Nagaur district

• 1st April Pehlu Khan, Behror thana, Alwar district

• 16th June, Zafar Khan, Pratapgarh town, Pratapgarh district

• 10th Sept, Bhagtaram Meena, Neem ka Thana, Sikar district

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