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Nagpur: 3 persons lynched over sexual harassment

Press Trust of India
May 09, 2012 at 02:01pm IST

Nagpur: Three persons were allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob over sexual harassment in Bharat Nagar area of the city this morning, police said.

One of the three men was apparently dressed in a saree, while the other two, in the guise of policemen, indulged in sexual harassment, following which an angry mob, including women, pelted them with stones and beat them with sticks.

By the time police rushed to Bharat Nagar, in Kalamana area of the city and tried to disperse the mob, they had already beaten three persons to death, while police managed to arrest their fourth accomplice, they said.

Nagpur: 3 persons lynched over sexual harassment

One of the three men was apparently dressed in a saree, while the other two, in the guise of policemen.

Following tension in the area, police immediately removed the bodies from the site.

Senior police officials have rushed to the spot and were investigating the incident.

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