Four ‘gau rakshaks’ detained in J&K for attacking goatherds

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Kashmir: According to the information given by the police, four members of a self-styled ‘gau rakshak’ group were detained in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district after they violated and injured a nomadic family of five.

Five persons, including a nine-year-old girl, were injured and attacked in Talwara area while moving with their livestock.

While talking to the media, a senior police officer went on to say: “An FIR has been lodged. We have arrested persons involved in the attack on the nomad family moving with their livestock — cattle, sheep and goats on April 20 night.”

The police officer said the livestock has already been restored to the goatherds who are their rightful owner.

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