Nation Crime 12 Aug 2018 Mob lynches man on s ...

Mob lynches man on suspicion in Uttar Pradesh

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | AMITA VERMA
Published Aug 12, 2018, 1:42 am IST
Updated Aug 12, 2018, 1:42 am IST
The police official said that the matter was being investigated and additional forces had been deployed in the area in view of prevailing tension.
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Lucknow: A man was lynched by a group of villagers on the suspicion of being a thief in Bijopur area in Muzaffarnagar district on Friday night. A case of murder was registered against several people, two of whom have been arrested. Station House Officer (SHO), Chapar, Subhash Rathore said that the deceased has been identified as Kapil Tyagi. 

The family of the victim staged a protest and gheraeod the Chapar police station on Saturday, demanding the arrest of the remaining accused persons.  They said that the victim was innocent and was going to work when he was beaten to death.

 

The police official said that the matter was being investigated and additional forces had been deployed in the area in view of prevailing tension. The body has been sent for post mortem. There has been a rise in the lynching incidents on suspicion of people being involved in smuggling cows.

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