Arrest Killers of Pehlu Khan, Drop False Cases: Sons Azmat and Rafiq Khan

The sons of the deceased Pehlu Khan and injured Azmat Khan and Rafiq meet IG, Jaipur Range on May 13, 2017. They demanded the immediate arrest of the accused named in the FIR and a closure to the false cases against them of cow smuggling.

The sons of the deceased Pehlu Khan Irshad and Arif along with seriously injured Azmat and Rafiq, all survivors of the attack that took place at Behror by so called Gau Rakshaks on 1st April, 2017 killing Pehlu Khan, met the IG of Jaipur Range Hemant Priyadarshi under whose supervision all the 6 FIRs related to alleged cow smuggling and lynching in the name of the cow will be investigated by the new IO Mr. Ram Swaroop, Addl SP Kotputli. 
They thanked him for transferring the investigation out of Alwar and Behror to Jaipur district with him supervising and also demanded that the false cases of cow smuggling lodged by the police FIRs number 252 / 2017 and 253 / 2017 be fairly investigated and closed so that the false charge and stigma of cow smuggling be removed from them forever and they also demanded that the 6 persons named by Pehlu Khan in FIR number 255/2017, be arrested at the earliest and charge sheet filed. 
They all repeatedly reiterated the fact that they were genuine dairy farmers, and their whole region survived on Farming and Dairying. So with an absolute pure intent of selling milk they bought the cows. Each of them also stated that past records of selling milk can be sought by the police if they had any doubt on their intent of buying cows. They also stated that they were attacked simply because they were Muslims. 
Seriously injured 25 year old Azmat Khan a multi lingual language expert, with the ability to read and write Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Hindi and some English, told the IG that had the local police come on time Pehlu Khan would have been saved and he would have not have had serious injuries in his spine that it was difficult to walk and stand and sit. He also told the IG that had the local hospital referred them to a better hospital in Jaipur or Gurgaon probably Pehlu would have been alive.For his own treatment he went to AIIMS where the doctors had advised him complete bed rest. RAfiq talked about two of his ribs being broken and his nose being broken, and since he had no money he could not go to any hospital and was healing on his own. He also added that he had gone to buy a buffalo but since his money was insufficient he did not buy any milch animal and was taking a lift back with Pehlu and others when this attack happened. Money from his pocket was grabbed by the gau goondas and he lost 25,000 rs, Irshad told the IG that he could not getover the fact as to how his father was beaten so brutally in front of their eyes and they could not do anything as they too were being beaten. He also said that they were carrying the cows as is the requirement and the vehicles could be measured to know whether they had violated the law. 
All four of them also presented the Rajasthan High Court judgement which granted them anticipatory bail on the 3rd of May in the FIR numbers 252 and 253/ 2017
The IG assured them of fair and just investigation. He also told them that they had transferred all the FIRs including FIR number 254/2017 and 256 / 2017 and 257/ 2017, which were of the 11 other people caught by the local goons at Behror that day under the cow smuggling law. They were also put in jail. These people were from close to Nuh too. 
The delegation that met the IG included human rights worker Maulana Hanif from Alwar, Hussain Khan the Uncle of Pehlu Khan from Jaisinghpur, Nuh and Kavita Srivastava, President, PUCL Rajasthan, Sumitra Chopra, CPIM, Jiapur district Secretary and BAsant Haryana, coordinator Rajasthan Nagrik Manch. 



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