Mob Lynching in Uttar Pradesh: Villagers Drag Youth From Police Jeep, Beat Him to Death in Shamli District; Video Goes Viral
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Shamli, November 27: In another incident of mob lynching in Uttar Pradesh, a youth was beaten to death by members of a certain community in Shamli district. The deceased youth has been identified as Rajendra. According to reports, the deceased was involved in a scuffle with the people of a certain community on Monday evening. The residents of Hathchoya village informed police that the youth was creating a ruckus outside his home. Mobocracy Can't Be Allowed, Get a Law to Punish Mob Lynching: Supreme Court to Government

After receiving the information, the police reached the spot and arrested the accused. But the villagers even misbehaved with the police. They dragged Rajindra out of the police jeep and beat him up. The victim was severely injured and fled from the spot. Later, it was found that Rajendra was dead. When the police reached victim’s home, his relatives protested. According to them, the youth was murdered by the people of the special community. They even registered a case against the four members of the community. The police have started an investigation in the case.

Here is the video of the incident:

In a similar incident, an auto-driver was allegedly lynched by a mob for stealing car batteries in West Delhi's Mohan Garden on Saturday. The incident took place near Pipal Chowk around 3:30 am to 7:30 am. In the incident, 26-year old auto driver, Avinash, succumbed to injuries while two men were hospitalised. Avinash was mercilessly thrashed and was later paraded. Meanwhile, in the middle of the assault, someone from the mob allegedly used Avinash's mobile phone to call his parents.