65 year old beaten to death over cattle dispute in Rajasthan

A 65-year-old cattle trader was allegedly beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Baran district by a man who complained that the cows sold to him were not producing enough milk, police said today, PTI reported.

Dhannalal Gujar suffered critical injuries after he was beaten with sticks by Prakash Gujar (30) yesterday afternoon in Baran city — around 270 km from Jaipur.

The sexagenarian was rushed to a district hospital, from where he was referred to another hospital in Kota. He succumbed to his injuries late last night,Baran city SHO Kalu Ram Verma was quoted as saying by PTI.

Initial investigations revealed that the two had a heated argument after Dhannalal’s son had sold some cows to the family of Prakash, who complained that they were not producing enough milk, the SHO told PTI.

Police have lodged murder case against the accused, who is absconding, he said adding the postmortem is underway by medical board, he further said.

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