Mob Lynching

Madhu lynching case: Four more witnesses turn hostile

Ex-forest watcher Sunil’s eye test done, report states sight is perfect

published on : 16th September 2022

Madhu lynching: Bail of 12 cancelled

A special court in Mannarkad on Saturday cancelled the bail granted to 12 of the 16 accused in the Madhu lynching case.

published on : 21st August 2022

Madhu lynching case: Court moved to cancel bail of 12 accused

While granting bail to the 16 accused in the case, the High Court had stated that they should not influence or contact the witnesses before or during the trial.

published on : 9th August 2022

Madhu lynching: Hostile witnesses to face action

The police have started collecting evidence of them being influenced by the accused and will submit a report in this regard to the government pleader who will produce it in the court.

published on : 4th August 2022

Jharkhand: 70-year-old woman dragged out of house, beaten to death over 'witchcraft'

In a complaint, the woman's family alleged that five people dragged her at least 200 metres from her house around 8.30 pm on Sunday, and beat her to death with sticks.

published on : 5th July 2022

Kerala HC stays trial in Madhu lynching case

The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the trial in the Madhu lynching case until further orders. The trial court had on June 8 posted the case to June 20.

published on : 18th June 2022

Kerala man who was thrashed for 'stealing' kitchenware dies

50-year-old Chandran was allegedly caught stealing kitchenware from Perunguzhy and was beaten up by the local residents, who later and handed him over to Chirayinkeezhu police.

published on : 12th June 2022

Youths accused of raping minor girl lynched, set on fire in Jharkhand's Gumla

Enraged over the alleged gangrape, the girl’s family members and a few other villagers confronted the two youths violently.

published on : 10th June 2022

After 11 days, MP CM orders SIT probe into mob lynching of tribal duo by cow vigilantes

The SIT headed by the Principal Secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajoura will visit Seoni district soon and submit its findings to the government within 10 days.

published on : 14th May 2022

'Lynching' of two Gond men in MP: NHRC seeks action taken report

The two men had died around 6 am on Tuesday during treatment at a hospital, according to a complaint by Brajesh Batti, who was injured in the incident.

published on : 6th May 2022

Telangana Governor seeks report from state on 'honour killing' of Hindu man in Hyderabad

The 25-year old Hindu man was brutally killed in public view here by his Muslim wife's brother and another person in a case of suspected honour killing, with the incident sending shock waves.

published on : 6th May 2022

Seven get life term for lynching youth

Seven men, who were found guilty of lynching a Nemom resident in 2016, were sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by Neyyattinkara Additional Sessions Court on Thursday.

published on : 6th May 2022

Trial in lynching of Sri Lankan man will be completed by next month: Pak govt prosecutors

A mob including supporters of a hardline Islamist party had attacked a garment factory and lynched its general manager Priyantha Kumara, 47, and burned the body over allegations of blasphemy.

published on : 24th March 2022

UP: Pick up van driver, cow vigilantes assaulted in Mathura after villagers find 'animal bones'

Officials said the bones were not of bovine and that these were being disposed by a contractor under a village cleanliness drive of Nagar Panchayat Govardhan in the district.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Pak anti-terrorism court separates trial of nine juvenile suspects in lynching of Sri Lankan national

A mob, including supporters of a hardline Islamist party - Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan had attacked Priyantha Kumara, 47, and burned his body over allegations of blasphemy on December 3, 2021.

published on : 17th March 2022

Jharkhand government admits 46 mob-lynching cases reported since 2016

CPML legislator Vinod Singh said that conviction was still awaited in most cases and that compensation was yet to be paid to most of the victims' families.

published on : 16th March 2022

'Drunk' man enters temple in Uttrakhand, gets lynched

The police officials said the accused was left on the road writhing in pain for over three hours.

published on : 8th April 2021

Muslim youth assaulted by mob in Alwar, policemen attacked during rescue effort

While the exact motive for the attack is not yet clear, Hakim Ali was reportedly attacked after an argument outside an ATM took an ugly turn on Saturday afternoon.

published on : 1st September 2019

History of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes in India since the start of 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, multiple attacks have been carried by mobs, of which 60% of the cases are cow-related violence against Muslims. 

published on : 24th July 2018

Government will bring a law on lynchings if needed: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Home minister’s comment came after Rakbar Khan, alias Akbar of Kol village in Haryana’s Nuh district, was allegedly beaten to death late on Friday by suspected cow vigilantes.

published on : 24th July 2018
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