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Jharkhand: Mob allegedly lynches man on suspicion of felling trees in a sacred area
Scroll | 05/01/2022 10:01 AM | Click to read full article
A 30-year-old man on Tuesday was allegedly lynched and burned by a mob in Besrajara village of Jharkhand’s Simdega district on the suspicion that cut trees to steal wood.
No arrests have been made yet. More than 500 people were involved in the alleged lynching. The incident occurred two weeks after the Jharkhand Assembly passed the Prevention of Mob Violence and Mob Lynching Bill, 2021 to avert mob brutalities in the state.