Adding to several incidents of open violence against cow slaughter and its transport in the country, four men, suspected of trading in cow skin, were brutally thrashed by a mob in Gujarat's Somnath district.
In a video posted by ANI, the four men were stripped, tied to a car and then beaten by three attackers who claimed that the men were trading in cow skin.
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Three attackers have been arrested while another five are said to be on the run, according to an NDTV report.
In September last year, Mohammad Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh's Bisara village was lynched for allegedly eating beef. Whereas in June this year, two men suspected of transporting beef, were made to eat a mixture of cow dung, cow urine, milk, curd and ghee.