Bihar was till now a state away from mob violence, killing and lynching in the name of cow. However, soon after BJP govt entered the state, such incidents have been reported. Three persons were thrashed and handed over to police on suspicion of transporting beef.
Reacting over the incident CPIM said, “It is a clear confirmation that BJP has assumed power in Bihar. Now only Hindutva policies will be implemented while he (Nitish Kumar) continues to remain the Chief Minister,” party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury told reporters in New Delhi.
Responding to questions, he said lynching and mob violence have “entered Bihar as soon as the BJP came to power there.”
Reports said a mob in Shahpur near Ara town of Bhojpur district led by cow vigilantes today thrashed a truck driver and two others and overpowered them on the suspicion of transporting beef. The police later seized the truck and detained the three persons.
The police arrested the three and seized the truck. Meanwhile, locals blocked the NH-84 between Ara and Buxar, demanding officials to shut down the slaughter house and take action against the station house officer (SHO) of the Shahpur police station. The blockade was lifted after police pacified the protestors.