55-year-old lynched over cattle theft in India

Araria: A 55-year-old man was overwhelmed to dying by an indignant mob in Araria district of Bihar. The mob gathered round him and lynched him to dying accusing him of cattle theft. The person has been recognized as one Mohd Kabul. Whereas the person was killed final week, the matter got here to gentle solely on Thursday after a video exhibiting him pleading in entrance of the mob surfaced. The video, shot by ones watching the horrific act, was uploaded on social media three days ago- Sub Divisional Police Officer, Araria, Okay D Singh was quoted as saying by information company PTI.

The police have lodged an FIR towards unknown people. The video exhibits 55-year-old Kabul pleading in entrance of the mob. He was killed on the evening of December 29 and the police found his physique on the morning of December 30, Occasions Now reported.

“There’s a follow of cattle stealing and smuggling in that space. On this case, too, some folks tried to steal the cattle of a person referred to as Muslim Miyan. However the villagers who have been maintaining a vigil began shouting and the thieves ran away. Villagers ran after them and obtained maintain of Kabul and beat him. By the point the police may attain the spot, the mob had killed him,” Singh instructed Occasions Now.

“There may be stress in Simarbani. Kabul’s kinfolk are indignant and demanding {that a} named FIR be registered. Now we have assured them that the identical could be carried out as quickly as we get proof towards any suspect,” Singh instructed PTI. In accordance with the company report, Himanshu Sharma, District Justice of the Peace mentioned that he was “not conscious of the main points of the incident however directions have been issued for sustaining order within the space and bringing the responsible to guide on the earliest”.

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