9-Yr-Old Injured as ‘Gau Rakshaks’ Allegedly Attack Herders in J&K

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Four members of a self-styled 'gau rakshak' (cow vigilante) group were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five, police said on Saturday.

Five persons, including a nine-year-old girl, were injured in the Thursday night attack in Talwara area while moving with their livestock.

Senior Police OfficialAn 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 the night of 20 April.

The police officer said the livestock has already been restored to the goatherds.

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