Jammu: Five members of a family including a 9-year-old girl have been injured in an attack by ‘gau rakshaks’ or self-styled cow vigilantes in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Saturday.
The incident took place on Friday evening when a nomad family was moving with their livestock near the Talwara area of Reasi. They were intercepted by a large group of gau rakshaks and beaten up with iron rods, reports said.
The attackers as per reports took away their entire flock including goats, sheep and cows. The injured, 9-year-old Sammi, who have suffered multiple fractures have been shifted to hospital.
Reports quoting police said they have filed an FIR and action will be taken against the attackers.