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.