Activists and civil society members have criticized the Rajasthan government and police for a probe against six people named by dairy farmer Pehlu Khan, who died two days after alleged cow vigilantes attacked him in April.
As reported by Hindustan Times on Thursday, police have given a clean chit to the six men, three of which are linked to Hindu right-wing organizations, based on the statements of the cow shelter and mobile phone records.
The move was deeply condemnable and shocking but not unexpected, CPI (ML) Politburo member Kavita Krishnan said on Thursday.
Rajasthan was the first government in the country to make a decision on whether to impose sanctions on the government.
Krishnan said, “The Supreme Court is the only one in the world.
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There was a pattern to the investigations in recent lynchings, author-activist Harsh Mander said.
“A pattern emerges in every case of mob violence in the country where the police are always the victim as the guilty party and they can all protect the accused,” he said.