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2 killed for crime they did not commit

Four men beat to death a 35-year-old man and his friend thinking he had raped an eight-year-old girl. Vakil Chauhan, a carpenter, with the railway powerhouse in Khar, was babysitting the daughter of the watchman.

india Updated: Jul 18, 2009 00:59 IST
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Four men beat to death a 35-year-old man and his friend thinking he had raped an eight-year-old girl. Vakil Chauhan, a carpenter, with the railway powerhouse in Khar, was babysitting the daughter of the watchman.

“The girl got wet and Chauhan changed her clothes and wrapped her in a towel. He made her sleep beside him. The accused thought he had raped her,” said Sub-inspector Shailendra Dewan. The accused started beating Chauhan and Anish Chauhan (31), who tried to save him. The police have arrested the accused.

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