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Indian police: Hindu mob kills Muslim over beef accusations

A village mob in northern India beat one Muslim to death with sticks and injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police said Friday. The survivors were arrested for alleged animal cruelty. Hard-line Hindus have been trying to force a national ban on cow slaughter, triggering mob violence. A Muslim man was lynched in Uttar Pradesh state last month over false rumors his family had eaten beef for dinner. Hindus worship cows as a sacred animal and...

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