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Alwar lynching: Congress demands CBI probe into Pehlu Khan's killing

PTI
Published : Apr 21, 2017, 8:01 pm IST
Updated : Apr 21, 2017, 8:04 pm IST

55-year-old Pehlu Khan was beaten to death on April 1 in Rajasthan's Alwar district by a mob of gau rakshaks.

A mob of cow vigilantes associated with the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) beat up Khan and 4 others badly. (Photo: Screengrab)
 A mob of cow vigilantes associated with the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) beat up Khan and 4 others badly. (Photo: Screengrab)

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Congress Friday met Governor Kalyan Singh and demanded a CBI probe into the killing of Pehlu Khan in Alwar allegedly at the hands of cow vigilantes.

A delegation of Congress leaders, led by Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot met the governor and handed over a memorandum.

55-year-old Pehlu Khan was beaten to death on April 1 in Rajasthan's Alwar district by a mob of gau rakshaks and there should be a CBI probe into his death, the Congress leaders demanded.

The other members of the delegation include Leader of Opposition in state assembly Ramesh Dudy, former Union minister Jitendra Singh, AICC secretary Zubair Khan, senior vice president PCC Gopal Shekhawat, former state minister Amaaduddin Ahmed Khan and Alwar district Congress chief Tikaram, besides other party leaders from Alwar. 

Tags: kalyan singh, cbi probe, pehlu khan, alwar lynching
Location: India, Rajasthan, Jaipur