Man beaten to death by mob, who "suspected" him of having eaten beef [AN]

Rumor spread from a local Hindu temple. The man was at home with his family and now his son, 22, is in hospital in critical condition. Hindutva fundamentalists want to ban beef across the country. The cow is considered sacred to Hinduism. Msgr. Mascarenhas: "But the Hindu majority is tolerant. I appeal to it, in order to condemn the extremist nationalist fringe ".

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