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WATCH: Congress MP Criticises His Own Party After Rajasthan Police Files Chargesheet Against Alwar Lynching Case Victim Pehlu Khan

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Congress MP Husain Dalwai expressed shock at his government's state police filing a chargesheet against the victim of Alwar lynching case
  • He has criticised the government in Rajasthan and said the action was wrong
  • He added that he would look into the matter

The Congress has come under criticism by its own leaders and lawmakers over the matter of the police from the party-ruled Rajasthan filing a case against Alwar lynching case victim Pehlu Khan of cow smuggling.

Congress MP Husain Dalwai expressed shock at his government's state police filing a chargesheet against the victim of Alwar lynching case. He has criticised the government and said that he would look into the matter.

"Our government did it? This is wrong. I will look into the matter," he said.

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In the charge sheet, Pehlu Khan has been posthumously accused of smuggling cattle, however his supporters and protesters have maintained otherwise, and said that he was only transporting cattle for the sake of selling and buying.

Khan has been charged under Section 5, 8 and 9 of Rajasthan Bovine Animal (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act, 1995 and Rules, 1995

WATCH: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Blames Previous Vasundhara Raje-led BJP Govt After Deceased Pehlu Khan Is Chargesheeted In The 2017 Alwar Lynching Case

Meanwhile, the Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has said that was carried out under the BJP-led government which was in power until late 2018.

"The previous government investigated the matter and presented the charge sheet in the court on December 30, 18. But his children had gone to the High Court to get an anticipatory bail and they got the bail. The investigation in the case was done under the previous BJP government. Congress party's stand in the entire country, what Rahul Gandhi's feelings have been, is to condemn those elements which slaughter the cows. We are not going to spare those who do the crime," Ashok Gehlot said. 

Khan was thrashed by an angry mob in 2017  in Alwar alleging that he was transporting cattle.  Alwar transporting cattle. Within five months of the incidence, Rajasthan Police gave a clean chit to six men accused of killing Pehlu Khan.

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