Maharashtra lynching

Centre asks states to check mob lynching fuelled by child-lifting WhatsApp rumours

The Centre today asked the states and Union territories (UTs) to check incidents of mob lynching fuelled by rumours of child lifting on social media.

published on : 5th July 2018

Maharashtra lynching: Kin of five victims refuse to take bodies, demand justice

The distraught families of the victims on Monday staged a sit-in protest demanding police action against the culprits involved in the lynching and suitable compensation.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Five killed in Maharashtra's Dhule by villagers after child-lifting rumour

According to police, there were rumours for the last few days that a gang of child lifters was active in the area.

published on : 1st July 2018

Maharashtra: Two men lynched in Aurangabad district on suspicion of being robbers

Police said a mob of at least 1,500 villagers allegedly attacked nine men with wooden sticks after nabbing them from near a farm in the village on morning of last Friday.

published on : 13th June 2018