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.
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.
Enraged over the alleged gangrape, the girl’s family members and a few other villagers confronted the two youths violently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Masood Manna, who is known to Shifa, claimed in a tweet that a mob of 150 people attacked Saif.
The order was issued by the state home department. Rajesh M Menon from Palakkad will be the additional public prosecutor.
The incident took place in Jungle Derawala village, in Khanewal district, situated 275-km from Lahore on Saturday evening, where locals had gathered after their Maghrib (evening) prayers.
The case pertains to the lynching of Adivasi youth Madhu of Chindaki in Attappadi. The incident occurred nearly four years ago.