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#DadriLynching: UP govt submits report on to Home Ministry, no mention of 'beef'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 5:25 IST

The Uttar Pradesh government has sent a report on the Dadri incident where 50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched by an enraged mob, to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

As per Indian Express, the report sent on 5 October contains factual data like the details of FIR, the number of people arrested so far and the steps taken by the administration to ensure peace in surrounding areas.

In addition, it also has the details of peace committee meetings organised by the administration and the police force deployment in the Bisara village.

However, media reports claim that no mention of the 'beef' controversy and its role in inciting the violence is mentioned in the report. "Akhlaq and his son were attacked by some unidentified people over unconfirmed allegations of having consumed meat of an animal banned from slaughter, " says the report filed by Uttar Pradesh government, claims a report in Times of India.

10 people were identified in the FIR lodged at Gautam Budh Nagar police station and all of them are currently kept under custody at Noida jail.

First published: 6 October 2015, 2:09 IST