Supreme court asks states to compensate victims of cow vigilantism

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New Delhi,22nd September: Supreme Court has asked for a compliance report from states on Friday (22nd September) in cow vigilantism matter. While taking into consideration Pehlu Khan’s case the Apex court also said that all the states are under an obligation to compensate victims of Cow vigilantism violence cases.

According to Supreme Court’s previous order all the states were directedSupreme Court has asked for a compliance report from states on Friday (22nd September) in cow vigilantism matter. to submit a report on cow vigilantes violence in their particular states. However Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Karnataka & UP filed their reports today and the are asked to submit the report as soon as possible. The court will continue its hearing on 31st October.

The Supreme Court had asked all states to take stern steps to stop violence in the name of cow protection by appointing a senior police officer as nodal officer in every district and by acting promptly to check cow vigilantes from behaving like they are “law unto themselves”.

The country saw many cases of cow vigilantism where mostly Muslim citizens of the country were attacked and killed by right wing extremists.

WeForNews Bureau

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