JAIPUR/ALWAR: A local court in Rajasthan’s Alwar on Wednesday acquitted the total six accused inPehlu Khan lynchingcase. Alternatively, Rajasthan additional chief secretary (Dwelling) Rajeeva Swarup said the shriek authorities has made up our minds to appeal in opposition to the judgement.
The court of additional district think first (ADJ) had finished the final trial lawsuits on August 7 and reserved the case for judgment on Wednesday. Proceedings within the court had been occurring on a weird and wonderful foundation after the apex court shifted the trial from Behror to Alwar.
“The court gave advantage of the doubt to all six accused and acquitted them of lynching charges. We’ve got no longer got the court expose copy and would possibly mild preserve up for it to check it and appeal within the elevated court,” additional public prosecutor Yogendra Khatana suggested newshounds.
Pehlu Khan, 55, his two sons and some others were transporting cows from Jaipur after they were intercepted and thrashed by cow vigilantes come Behror on April 1, 2017. Pehlu died on April 4 in a health heart.
The Behror police set apart had registered seven FIRs within the matter — one for Khan’s assassinate and 6 for “unlawful transport of bovines” as, the police notify, six vehicles had been in consume within the alleged crime. The trial had been finished in Khan’s assassinate case, whereas the closing six conditions are at diversified stages of investigations and trials.
A chargesheet in Khan’s lynching became submitted earlier than the court in opposition to Vipin, Ravindra, Kalu Ram, Daya Nand and Yogesh Kumar on Would possibly per chance per chance also 31, 2017. Subsequently, police additionally accused Goliya and Bheem Rathi of the crime and presented a supplementary chargesheet in opposition to them. A case touching on to the identical crime became additionally filed in opposition to two minors and they’re going thru trial in a juvenile justice court.
In preserving with additional public prosecutor Yogendra Khatana, statements of 47 witnesses were recorded within the case, including that of Khan’s two sons. All accused were at demonstrate out on bail.
(With inputs from companies)