Many took the opportunity to condemn the "culture of mob lynching
" in India that has seen a rise in the recent past.
Taking to Twitter, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said, "In Uttar Pradesh, mob lynching
has taken a new form.
KARACHI -- Three policemen were booked and arrested for taking a bribe from the family of a suspect involved in the mob lynching
of a teenager in Bahadurabad, police said on Saturday.
In recent days, the mob lynching
, triggered by social media rumors, caught the country by surprise.
The protesters and demonstrators carried Large and small banners, placards with messages like "Stop Mob Lynching
and save the nation" and "Make India Safe Again."
Summary: I support the views expressed in the letter Mob lynching
is a crime and should be severely punished (KT, July 2).
Tabrez Ansari, a victim of a recent mob lynching
that took place in Jharkhand, India on June 18, died on June 22 after he succumbed to his injuries in Seraikela Jail.
In the last few years, cases of mob lynching
have surfaced in many states.
Headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, it termed incidents of mob lynching
as 'horrendous acts of mobocracy' and ruled that 'individual citizens cannot take law into their hands.'
According to Indresh Kumar who supports both the RSS and the BJP, crimes like mob lynching
can be stopped if people stopped eating beef.
IANS New Delhi Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the first time admitted in the Lok Sabha on Thursday that fake news on social media has resulted in many mob lynching
incidents in the country, saying the government has asked service providers to put a check on rumour mongering on social media.