Patna, Aug 3: In a spate of amid violence related to cow vigilantism around the country, another incident came into the limelight, in which a truck driver and two others were thrashed by “Gau Rakshaks” in Bihar’s Bhojpur district today on suspicion of transporting beef.
Cow Vigilantes also attempted to torch the vehicle which was on its way to Muzaffarpur district.
The incident took place in Shahpur near Ara town when the mob stopped the truck on suspicion that it was carrying beef and caught the three.
All three men were arrested after being rescued from the mob for the further interrogation whether they were carrying beef or buffalo meat , a police official said.
Not only this, group of “Gau Rakshaks” also blocked the Ara-Buxar road demanding that the three men be handed over to them but the state police refused to do so.
The police official said ” truck driver has confessed that they were carrying buffalo meat and not cow meat”.