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Rs.10 lakh for family of Muslim dragged out of home, beaten to death
Wednesday September 30, 2015 7:12 PM, IANS

Greater Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government has given Rs.10 lakh as ex- gratia to the famly of a man from a Greater Noida village who was killed by a moballegedly for sacrificing a cow.

The government also ordered free treatment of the injured members of the man's family who were admitted to a private hospital in Noida.

"In the meantime, investigation is on to ascertain whether the cow was scarified or was it just a rumour," said Gautam Budh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police Kiran S.

Tension prevailed in Greater Noida area after 50-year-old Afzal, a resident of Bisara, was allegedly dragged from his house and lynched on Monday midnight for sacrificing a cow.

He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries, police said.

Police said a case was registered against 10 people, of whom six have been arrested.

Following the arrests, irate residents blocked roads and set a police vehicle afire. The agitators also pelted stones at police personnel.

Police had to use force to disperse the mob, and additional personnel have been deployed to maintain peace.



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