Mob kills Muslim Man on suspicion ofChild Lifting

A 37-year-old man Afsar Ansari was thrashed to death by a group of villagers on the pretext of child lifting whereas he was only talking to a child while visiting his in-laws. The accused spread rumors of child lifting by Ansari after which a mob gathered and bashed him to death. He received head injuries and was spot dead when the Police arrived.

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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 Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Other Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status Under investigation
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 21, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Mohammed Afsar Ansari
    Name of Perpetrator Kundan Yadav, Mohan Rai, Pappu Rai, Karthik Rai
    State Bihar
    District/City Bhagalpur
    Party In Power / Incidents JDU - Janata Dal (United)
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