Alwar lynching victim died of shock, had fractures in hand, leg and ribs, reveals postmortem report

Prime News, National (New Delhi), July 24:- Akbar Khan, who was beaten up by a mob on suspicion of being a cow smuggler in Lalawandi village in Alwar, died due to shock, his postmortem report has revealed. The report also said that he had fractures in at least one hand, one leg and ribs. Also, he had injury marks on at least twelve body parts and went into shock due to the excessive beating.

Sources had earlier said that 28-year-old Akbar Khan died because of delay by police in taking him to a hospital. The police personnel allegedly took the cows to a shelter at a distance of 10 km first before taking Akbar to the hospital. Akbar was declared brought dead at the hospital.

The Rajasthan Police has admitted “error of judgement” in handling the case and suspended one and transferred three policemen. It has set up a high-level committee to probe the allegations of delay against the Alwar Police in taking Akbar to the hospital. However, it refuted allegations of “custodial death” and said that as per the primary investigation, the policemen have not been found involved in beating the victim. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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