Otera bibi killed

A 42-year-old Muslim woman Otera bibi died after she was allegedly assaulted by a mob suspecting her of being a child-lifter, at Sekendra village of Murshidabad district on Tuesday. Police claim she was mentally-challenged and unlikely to have been a child-lifter.

Other Informations
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 Unknown Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

FIR has no mention of sec 302 IPC

Investigating agency State police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory :Police failed to rescue the attack Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details 12 persons arrested, but not the main accused
judgement Reference other information http://www.misaal.ngo/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/FINAL-report-Lynching-without-End.pdf
Civil society reports

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Main Information
Date of incident: June 26, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • Name of the victim : Otera bibi
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State West Bengal
    District/City Murshidabad (Berhampore)
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