In yet another incident of mob violence, three people were allegedly beaten to death by the locals in Saran, Bihar on suspicion of cattle theft.
According to a tweet by ANI, the incident took place in Baniyapur in Saran district on Friday morning. As soon as the incident was reported, police rushed to the spot to take a stock of the situation. According to reports, the bodies of the two victims were sent for postmortem. An investigation into the matter has been initiated.
In Jharkhand on June 18, Tabrez Ansari (24) was lynched by a mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on alleged suspicion of theft. He was tied to a pole and beaten mercilessly for several hours by a mob before being handed over to the police.
Videos of the attack show he was forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Hanuman" slogans repeatedly.
11 men were arrested for their alleged involvement in the case and two police officers were suspended.
The victim’s family has asked for action against all involved, including the police and doctors. They alleged that despite their appeals, the police did not arrange for proper treatment of the injured man and that he died long before he was taken to the hospital.