Mob lynching

Ten held in Rajasthan for lynching man over suspicion of cow smuggling

A 25-year-old man was beaten to death and another seriously injured when a mob attacked them in Chittorgarh district while they were taking three oxen to MP for farming purpose.

published on : 15th June 2021

Chhattisgarh: 45-year-old man beaten to death, five injured by mob on cattle theft suspicion

At least six persons have been arrested in connection with the incident that took place in Salheghori village under Gaurela police station area on Thursday, an official said.

published on : 29th May 2021

SHO lynching case: Seven Bihar cops suspended for dereliction of duty

The seven police personnel ran away leaving the Station House Officer (SHO) on-site alone when a mob attacked them on Saturday in West Bengal's Pantapada.

published on : 11th April 2021

Bihar cop killed by mob during raid in Bengal

Bihar's Kishanganj Town PS SHO Ashwani Kumar fell prey to the violent attack, when he went to raid a hideout of vehicle thieves on early Saturday morning.

published on : 10th April 2021

'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

Posters to curb incidents of mob-lynching in Ranchi

Ranchi witnessed two incidents of lynching within a week where two youths were thrashed to death on suspicion of theft.

published on : 21st March 2021

27-year-old killed on suspicion of bike theft in second lynching in a week in Jharkhand

An FIR has been lodged against 17 named persons and several other unidentified persons.

published on : 14th March 2021

22-year-old lynched on suspicion of vehicle theft in Jharkhand

The victim Sachin Kumar Verma was trashed brutally by a crowd of over 40 daily-wage labourers for several hours for suspecting him in the theft of a mini-truck which was allegedly stolen from the area

published on : 8th March 2021

Alwar mob lynching: Victim's mother seeks son's murder trial by a different court

Slain youth's Rakbar's mother Habiban has sought the transfer of the trial, accusing the Alwar's additional sessions judge, presently trying the case, of favouring the accused.

published on : 9th February 2021

Court grants bail to 89 accused in Palghar mob lynching case

Appearing for the accused, advocates Amrut Adhikari and Atul Patil submitted in the court that the applicants had no role to play in the attack and the police had arrested them on mere suspicion.

published on : 16th January 2021

19 more arrested for Palghar mob lynching, five minors detained in Maharashtra

Those arrested included a 70-year-old man, an M Tech degree holder and a professional employed as a manager in a well-known company, he said.

published on : 23rd December 2020

32-year-old man lynched near Patna over cattle theft suspicion, police arrest six accused

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi condemned the lynching of the Muslim man and questioned the Nitish Kumar government over safety of minorities in the state. 

published on : 19th December 2020

47 accused in Maharashtra's Palghar lynching case get bail

Advocates Amrut Adhikari and Atul Patil, who appeared for the applicants, submitted in the court that their clients had no role in the incident and the police arrested them on mere suspicion.

published on : 7th December 2020

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
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