Karnataka: Muslim trader carrying cattle was beaten to death, family alleges cow protectors

Karnataka: Muslim trader carrying cattle was beaten to death, family alleges cow protectors

Muslim Cattle Trader Murder: A Muslim trader was beaten to death by alleged cow protectors in Ramanagara district of Karnataka. The incident is of Saturday (April 1). The deceased has been identified as Idris Pasha. In the case, the police have started investigation by registering a case against the main suspect Puneet Kerehalli and others on the complaint of Idreesh’s family members.

Idris Pasha, who traded cattle in Satnaur, Ramnagar, was found dead on Saturday under suspicious circumstances. Later, Pasha’s relatives protested over the dead body and demanded action against cow protector Puneet Kerehalli and others. Pasha’s family alleged that Puneet had demanded Rs 2 lakh and threatened to kill him if it was not given. 

Also asked to go to Pakistan

According to the police FIR, a group of cow vigilantes stopped Pasha’s vehicle full of cattle. During this, Pasha told that he had bought the cattle from the local market and he also had the documents. Despite this Pasha was abused and told to go to Pakistan. Pasha was subsequently chased down to an ambush in which he was assaulted and in which he was seriously injured and died.

Police has registered a case

After the murder, the relatives and local people of Idrish Pasha gathered at the spot, due to which tension spread there. On information, the police reached the spot and pacified the family members. The police, after convincing the family members, took the body for postmortem.

Based on the complaint, the police have registered a case of murder under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Along with this, sections 343 (wrongful restraint) and 504 (intentional insult to breach of the peace) have also been imposed.

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