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Cow vigilantes beat two men for allegedly “smuggling beef” in Gurgaon

Gurgaon | Two men in Haryana’s Gurgaon district on Tuesday were thrashed by a mob for allegedly smuggling cattle on Tuesday.

Multiple reports point out that the incident happened near Gurugram’s Bhawani Enclave.4

Two pickup vans were intercepted by a group of “cow protection unit” near Islampur village, 3 km from Gurgaon, on Tuesday morning, said Savita Kataria – the person who led the group.

The four men got off the truck and tried to flee after they spotted the group.

According to Savita Kataria, residents of the village went on a rampage after “they saw cattle inside the vehicles” and thrashed Ahmad and Tayaid.

Shathil Ahmad, a resident of Palwal district, and Tayaid were arrested and a search is on for two others who ran away, said Gurgaon police PRO Subhash Bokan.

The injured victims were rushed to the nearby government hospital.

The meat that was presumed to be beef has been sent to a laboratory to ascertain if it was indeed beef.

We have registered an FIR under various sections of the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015,” the police added.

(With PTI inputs)

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