Dadri lynching: Chargesheet filed against 15 people, including a juvenile

In a major development in Dadri lynching case, Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against 15 people. These 15 chargesheeted persons include one juvenile too.

Dadri lynching: Chargesheet filed against 15 people, including a juvenile

New Delhi: In a major development in Dadri lynching case, Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against 15 people. These 15 chargesheeted persons include one juvenile too.

Earlier, the family members of Dadri lynching victim Mohd Akhlaq, whose killing generated considerable political heat in the country, had told Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that they do not want the probe to continue into the matter while expressing satisfaction over the action taken in the case. 

The family members of the victim said they were satisfied with the action taken in the case so far and with the Rs 45 lakh compensation extended to them. 

Mohammad Akhlaq was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son Danish critically injured by a 200-strong mob which barged into their house in Greater Noida's Dadri following rumours that the family had consumed beef. Cow slaughter is banned in Uttar Pradesh.