Beaten by Mob forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

Accused of theft of a motorcycle, a man was lynched by a mob while being forced to chant slogans like 'Jai Shri Ram'. The mob then hit him for several hours before handing him over to the Police. The Police didn't allow the elder brother of the victim to meet him. He later passed away due to the wounds inflicted by the mob. The main accused has been arrested.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village perpetrator Religion
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

FIR has been filed and an investigation is underway.

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory :Didn't allow the victim's brother to meet him and threatened him with lathis. The victim's health was quite critical at the time. Current status :Two Police Officials Suspended for 'Insensitive' Handling of Jharkhand Mob Attack
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 24, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Number of people Killed 1
    No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Tabrez Ansari
    Name of Perpetrator Pappu Mandal and others
    State Jharkhand
    District/City SeraikelaKharsawan
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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