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‘Indian women are raped because of eating beef’

‘Indian women are raped because of eating beef’

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A woman from the Indian Mewat says, together with her 14-year-old niece to be raped because some men have thought that they beef had eaten.

Two family members could for that reason even have been killed, reports the BBC.

According to the 20-year-old woman came four men in a furious on her and her family. The alleged rape and murder would two weeks ago have taken place, but the news has only now become known.

In different states in India, there is a ban on beef, including also in the conscious state of Haryana. The city of Mewat is located a hundred kilometers south of the capital city, Delhi, and is for the most part inhabited by muslims. Eighty percent of the 1.2 billion Indians is, however, a hindu, for whom the cow is sacred and a taboo is the eating of beef.

In India are verkrachtingsincidenten in the spotlight since in 2012 a student was killed in a gang rape in Delhi. If the response were anti-verkrachtingswetten introduced. Nevertheless, the country still regularly sexual assaults against women reported.

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