3 Men lynched in Chapra, Bihar

Police said the three were spotted at around 4:30 am at Baniyapur village in Saran district with a pick-up truck that allegedly had cattle. Villagers caught hold of the men and beat them mercilessly until they collapsed. The three men were taken by the police to a nearby hospital in Chhapra. Doctors said they were "brought dead". Visuals this morning showed family members of the three villagers weeping and lying on the ground in despair. Family members of the men killed in the attack have filed a first information report against the villagers. A police case has also been filed against the alleged cattle thieves by the villagers. The bodies have been sent for postmortem.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 3 Identity of victim Hindu
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Three men have been arrested in the case. Police said they have not yet verified if the three men killed in the attack, who were from a nearby village, were previously involved in any criminal cases. Current status
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 19, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Number of people Killed 3
    Name of the victim : Naushad Alim, Raju, Wareesh,
    Name of Perpetrator Villagers
    State Bihar
    District/City Saran
    Party In Power / Incidents JDU - Janata Dal (United)
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