The police have arrested three people suspected to be involved in the attack on Khan.
"We found that there was an error in the judgment of the police officer, who felt that the condition of the victim was good and that he was normal", Rajasthan state's top police official N. Ravindra Kumar Reddy told Reuters.
After reaching Lalavandi, they bought the cows and started the journey back home. The police first got shelter arranged for the cattle, had tea, and then finally took him to the hospital where he was declared dead.
The delay by the police in taking him to hospital is being investigated.
Questioning the role of the police, local Ramgarh MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja has demanded a judicial inquiry to find out if Rakbar was lynched by a mob or beaten to death by police. Awards were returned around Bihar polls... mob lynchings happened around UP polls and intolerance will come up again around the 2019 elections. "They have detained two people". Earlier in the day, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal poked a controversy after he said such incidents are a reaction to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growing popularity.
The development comes hours after an autopsy report said Akbar Khan died of physical trauma owing to internal bleeding caused by apparent brutal thrashing. "The body did not have much mud on it as it was cleaned with water but had injuries on face", said Dr RK Gupta, one of the members of board. Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said, "Killing of people on "suspicion" is sadly becoming a norm in BJP-ruled state". However, they tried to run away and the mob chased them and caught them. "Rajnathji [Singh] condemned the incident in Parliament", she said, according to PTI.
"If a union minister like Jayant Sinha garlands men convicted of lynching a man, and a Sadhvi compares Pehlu Khan's killers with Bhagat Singh, what else can you expect?" "But, why instead of condemning, they are not controlling their leaders from the upper to lower level?"
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati also joined Pilot and Banerjee in criticising the BJP government.
The Rajasthan home minister said he met the victim's family and they told him that they were satisfied with the action taken so far. "They shouldn't have done that", the minister added, bypassing questions raised about the possibility of Rakbar Khan dying after being beaten in police custody. "Therefore, I request [the] court to intervene".