Man smuggling cattle beaten to death by mob in Nahan
A resident of Uttar Pradesh found smuggling cattle was allegedly beaten to death by a mob at Sarahan near Nahan on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
Police said they received information that a truck carrying smuggled cows was present in Sarahan, about 37 km from Nahan. When the police reached there, one of the truck’s occupants, Noman of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, was found grievously injured.
The cops rushed him to Sarahan civil hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way.
The police arrested four other occupants of the truck and booked them under Section 8 of the Himachal Pradesh Cow Slaughter Act and Section 11 of the Animal Cruelty Act after recovering 10 cattle from the truck.
Later, Imran Asgar, a relative of the deceased, alleged that Noman was beaten up by some Bajrang Dal activists, after they spotted their truck, leading to his death.
Acting on his complaint, the police registered a case under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Superintendent of police (SP) Soumya Sambasivan said the role of Bajrang Dal activists was being investigated, adding that she was camping at Sarahan for further action in the case.
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Delhi is likely to see cloudy sky with light rain on Wednesday, with light to moderate thundershowers expected towards evening, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast. The minimum temperature on Wednesday is likely to be around 28 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature is predicted to reach 37 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 37.9 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature stayed at 29 degrees Celsius.
Polling across 44 districts for the first phase of elections to urban bodies in Madhya Pradesh begins today. A total of 1.04 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling, an official informed news agency PTI. Voting will go on till 5pm, he added. Votes will be cast for municipal corporations including Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Chhindwara, Ujjain, Sagar, Singrauli and Satna.
Even though Mohali district rose by two spots from last year's ranking in the PSEB Class 10 exams, its pass percentage dropped from 99.91% to 99%. Last year, Mohali was placed 17th among the 23 districts. This year, it improved its standing to 15th, with Gurdaspur district bagging the top spot. As many as 9,401 students from 109 Mohali schools appeared in the exams and 9,307 passed.
A 32-year-old doctor allegedly ended his life by injecting himself with a paralytic drug used in anaesthesia at his rented accommodation in Phase 2 on Monday night. The doctor, who hailed from Rupnagar, was living alone in the rented house for the last three months and worked at a private hospital in Sector 34, Chandigarh. The autopsy will be conducted at the Phase-6 civil hospital on Wednesday.