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Dadri lynching case: UP Police file chargesheet, beef not mentioned

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 2:26 IST
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has filed a chargesheet in the Dadri lynching case.
  • 15 people have been named in the chargesheet.
  • One juvenile has also been named in it.
  • The chargesheet has been filed three months after the incident.
  • 50-year old Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched on 28 September 2015, in Dadri's Bisara village.

  • The incident happened after an announcement was made in a temple that Akhlaq had consumed beef and stored some of it in his fridge.

  • There was no mention of beef in the chargesheet just as there was no mention of it when the FIR was filed in October.

  • The chargesheet was filed a day after five persons were arrested by UP Police for their alleged involvement in the lynching which occurred on September 28.
  • Akhlaq's daughter, Shaista, is the chief witness in the case.

  • The arrests were made based on her eyewitness account as narrated to the additional judicial magistrate on November 26, reported the Hindu.

  • Shaista and her mother were present in the house during the attack.

First published: 23 December 2015, 6:23 IST
 
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