Six more arrested in connection with Jharkhand lynching incident

 Six more persons including four women were arrested today in connection with Nagadih lynching incident in East Singhbhum district as well as post-lynching violence at Dhatkidih.

Published: 26th May 2017 02:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th May 2017 02:34 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMSHEDPUR:  Six more persons including four women were arrested today in connection with Nagadih lynching incident in East Singhbhum district as well as post-lynching violence at Dhatkidih here, police said.     

While one person identified as Umesh Das was arrested in connection with Nagadih lynching, five others including four women were arrested from Dhatkidih in connection to violence that was witnessed during the protest march organized by an organisation to protest the lynching incident, police said.     

Officer-in-charge of Bistupur police station, Inspector Sreenivas said the five persons arrested from Dhatkidih were identified as Zahida Begum, Gudia Afrin Bano, Amrin, Aiysha Praveen and Md Sultan.     Altogether 32 people have been arrested in connection with Nagadih lynching case as well as the violence that was witnessed during the protest march in East Singhbhum district.     

Besides, three persons had been arrested in connection with lynching incident in Seraikela-Kharswan district.     

Four persons were lynched by the villagers on suspicion of being child lifters at Shobhapur and Sosomouli villages in Seraikela-Kharswan district and three others were killed on the same suspicion at Nagadih in East Singhbhum district on May 18. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp