Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:37 PM IST
Vigilante justice is growing. Address it through legislation and a change in mindset.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 07:31 AM IST
The latest lynching comes days after one Rohit Kumar was beaten to death at Choudhary Bihga village in Aurangabad district on August 19 over child lifting rumours.
Madurai (TN) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 11:33 PM IST
The woman was seen having biscuits in her hand, which prompted villagers to assume her to be a child lifter.
Rainpada (Maharashtra) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 08:28 PM IST
The lynch mob that killed five people on Sunday were suspicious of the victims because they were dressed in an attire uncommon in the region. The deceased were part of a nomadic tribe that travels for food and work.
Ahmedabad, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 07:40 PM IST
Police said preliminary report suggests that the four women were travelling in an auto rickshaw when the mob stopped them and allegedly beat them up claiming they were child-lifters.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Director general of police RP Sharma has exhorted the public to not get swayed by rumours spread through the social media, and approach the police with their suspicions instead.