Mentally unwell man killed in Jharkhand

A man undergoing treatment for mental illness was tied to a tree and beaten up over an alleged attempt to steal cattle. Police said no FIR has been registered as there was no complaint from either side. According to police, Mohammad Afroz, who is in his mid-20s and is a resident of Wasseypur in Dhanbad, was in Dharjori Tuesday evening. When he saw some cows grazing, he started shepherding three of them, triggering suspicion among villagers, said police.

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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 Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

No complaints and no FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status
Charges Filed Other details
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Main Information
Date of incident: July 18, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Mohammed Afroz
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Jharkhand
    District/City Dhanbad
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