On Friday media reports revealed that police on 28th September had sent the meat samples for testing to Mathura and it has now been affirmed that it was mutton and not beef. 50- year-old Akhlaq a local resident and his son were extremely beaten by a swarm that alleged that they had butcher a calf and eaten the meat in their home.
Union Home Ministry received a report from Uttar Pradesh government which said Akhlaq and his son Danish were assaulted and attacked by some unidentified people over unsubstantiated claims of having eaten pratibandhit pashu ka maans (meat of a creature banned from butcher). While Akhlaq died on, his son was in a critical condition. The September 28 occurrence has set off an enormous clamor across the nation. On the night of September 28, police collected meat samples from Akhlaq home in Bisada and sent it to a vet for preliminary testing. These tests stated it was mutton however the police sent the sample to another lab in Mathura for a convincing test. That report likewise affirmed it was mutton said an apex government authority.
As the opposition had been crying dry demanding a statement from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended his silence on the grisly murder and said the battle ought to be against poverty and not against one another. Modi while tending to a decision rally in Bihar Nawada said, Hindus and Muslims ought to cooperate to fight poverty and not against one another. The nation needs to stay united. Just communal harmony and fellowship will take the country forward.