Man Lynched And Stabbed Under Suspicion Of Theft In Bihar As Mob Reigns Under CM Nitish Kumar's Watch

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In another case of mob lynching, a suspected thief was caught, stabbed multiple times and then handed over to the villagers in Bihar.

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Updated On:

In another case of mob lynching, a suspected thief was caught, stabbed multiple times and then handed over to the villagers in Bihar.

The mob rule under the watch of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was witnessed wherein the mane was brutally thrashed, stabbed multiple times and lynched by the crowd on the suspicion of theft, who lost his life on the spot.

As a matter of fact, a case has been lodged against the people in the village and the Police taking cognisance of the unlawful activity is probing the case.

Prior to this, a 22-year-old Muslim man, identified as Tabrej, died on June 23 after he was beaten up by locals and later arrested on suspicion of theft in Saraikela Kharsawanand, Jharkhand. 

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As per news agency ANI, Tabrej's family has alleged that the attack was communal and that he was made to chant slogans of 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Jai Hanuman' by the locals. 

Following the incident, PM Modi had expressed his pain at the incidence saying that those responsible must be punished by the law. However added that the whole state must not be held responsible for the act. 

The cases of mob lynching by cow vigilante violence has been recorded across the country, recently on Saturday in a contentious development the Rajasthan Police has filed a charge sheet in the Alwar lynching case and has booked the deceased Pehlu Khan for cow smuggling.

The dairy farmer was thrashed by an angry mob back in 2017 in Rajasthan's Alwar for transporting cattle. Within five months of the incidence, Rajasthan Police gave a clean chit to six men accused of killing Khan. 

The charge sheet posthumously accused Khan of smuggling, however, on the contrary, his supporters and protesters have maintained otherwise, and said that he was only transporting cattle for the sake of selling and buying.

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In a first, the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh approved a proposal to criminalise cow vigilantism last week. 

At the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Congress MLA Mohammed Arif Naseem demanded for a separate law to punish those involved in mob lynching citing that 'Maharashtra is a progressive state and such incidents shouldn't be allowed to happen here'. The demand was backed by AIMIM leader Waris Pathan as well. 

(With PTI inputs) 

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