Pehlu Khan lynching case Highlight: Rajasthan govt to appeal against verdict in higher court

Express Web Desk
A screengrab of the video of the lynching.

A court in Rajasthan’s Alwar district Wednesday acquitted all six men accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case. At present, six accused have been tried in the Alwar court while three other accused, who were minors at the time of the crime, are being tried separately at a juvenile court.

The court today acquitted all six men who were accused of murdering Pehlu Khan, Quasim Khan, who has provided legal help to Khan s family told The Indian Express on Wednesday.

Apart from the juveniles, on the basis of video and other evidence, the police had arrested six men Vipin Yadav, Ravindra Kumar, Kaluram, Dayaram, Yogesh Kumar alias Dholia, and Bhim Rathi charging them under sections 147, 323, 341, 302, 308, 379 and 427 of the IPC, Public prosecutor Yogendra Khatana told The Indian Express.