The Rajasthan police have been tussling with cracking the Pehlu Khan lynching case for quite some time and hence, it has decided to hand over the case to CB-CID wing.
The local police have been investigating the case with due regard to the ongoing cow vigilante activities in the country. In a bid to ensure speedy justice, Pehlu Khan’s family has been eyeing other options for filing a petition.
If sources are to be believed, Khan’s family members are expected to move a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court to initiate a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).
The 55-year old man was beaten to death in Alwar. Pehlu Khan was ferrying its cattle to a small dairy farm. The man was brutally assaulted in the name of cow protection.
Khan was taken to the hospital on the same day after the scandalizing incident. However, he succumbed to death two days after being admitted to the hospital. unhappy with the way the probe has progressed so far, Khan’s family and the Meo community are looking at other viable legal options to ensure speedy justice.
Unhappy with the way the probe has progressed so far, Khan’s family and the Maoists community are looking at other viable legal options to ensure speedy justice. The Maoists community, however, seems satisfied with the investigation progress carried out by the Rajasthan police.
Pankaj Singh, additional director general (crime) said, “Yes, the family has been demanding a fair probe into the matter. So, the investigation has been handed over to CB-CID.”
“I was in contact with the Koth Putli SP, who had been given the charge of the investigation. After I lost contact with the SP, I visited him to take full stock of the situation. Then I was informed that the matter had been handed over to CB-CID,” Mohammed said.
The Rajasthan government has gone out of their way to unearth the culprits behind Pehlu Khan lynching. Relentless efforts for tracking and investigating the case by taking in cognizance the whole incident which took place on April 1 have reaped effective results in catching the wrong-doers.