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Rakbar and his friend Aslam were beaten up. While Aslam managed to escape, Rakbar succumbed to his injuries and died in an Alwar hospital.(HT file photo)

Final hearing of Alwar lynching case to be held today. Here's a recap

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:26 AM IST
Rakbar Khan was allegedly killed by people who claimed to be 'gau rakshaks' in suspicion of cow smuggling.
The Supreme Court had in July asked the Parliament to come up with an anti-lynching law to tackle cow vigilantism and lynch mobs while laying down preventive, remedial, and punitive measures(Reuters File Photo)
The Supreme Court had in July asked the Parliament to come up with an anti-lynching law to tackle cow vigilantism and lynch mobs while laying down preventive, remedial, and punitive measures(Reuters File Photo)

SC asks states to file report on dealing with cow vigilantism, lynchings within one week

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 01:51 PM IST
The court noted that only 11 states and seven union territories had filed compliance reports.
“My intention was to ensure everyone got justice. It was for me a matter of justice, and justice alone,” Sinha says.(Mohd Zakir/ HT Photo)
“My intention was to ensure everyone got justice. It was for me a matter of justice, and justice alone,” Sinha says.(Mohd Zakir/ HT Photo)

It’s a matter of justice, not lynching: Jayant Sinha

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prashant Jha
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 10:01 AM IST
Jayant Sinha says anyone participated in lynching deserves full punishment, but the innocent should get justice.
A case of kidnapping has been lodged against the accused, who had allegedly planned to kidnap a girl in Rajkot, Gujarat.(PTI File Photo)
A case of kidnapping has been lodged against the accused, who had allegedly planned to kidnap a girl in Rajkot, Gujarat.(PTI File Photo)

‘Child-abductor’ beaten by mob in Rajkot, police call it a genuine case

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2018 07:04 PM IST
Police said Rathava, a labourer, planned to kidnap the girl while she was playing outside a temple near her residence.
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