MOB JUSTICE

  • Bengaluru: Mob ties man to a pole, beats him up for 'stalking' a girl December 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a case of brutal mob justice, a young man in his early twenties was tied up to a pole and severely beaten up. According to sources, police officers saved the man and rushed him to Nimhans hospital for medical treatment. Though the man is not in a critical...
  • Villagers lynch boy for stealing tobacco, phone recharge coupon December 30, 2013

    A 14yearold boy died and another was injured after they were mercilessly beaten up by a mob, led by a deputy sarpanch, which accused them of theft at Thari village in Bihar's Purnia district on Sunday, police said. Accusing the duo of stealing 'gutkha' (tobacco) and a phone recharge coupon worth...
  • Gangrape accused lynched by furious mob in Gwalior August 2, 2013

    In a case of vigilante justice, a gangrape accused was allegedly lynched here by an angry mobafter he tried to threaten the victim's family to withdraw the complaint against him, police said on Friday. Narendra Kushwah (35), a resident of Rampuri Nagar under Bodharpur police station area, along with another person...
  • Meerut: shocking case of vigilant mob justice July 28, 2013

    Meerut: 2 youths were beaten up by local residents in Meerut after they were thwarted from stealing bicycles. Reports say that one of the youth fired at the crowd which confronted them. They were beaten up by the crowds after the firing. The police arrived at spot during the incident...
  • WB: Mob beats up, shaves heads of children accused of theft April 9, 2013

    Kolkata: In a shocking case of mob justice in Asansol in West Bengal, five children were allegedly tied to bamboo poles and kept in a hut overnight for alleged theft. The children were aged between 10 and 12 years. But the ordeal didn't end there as the next morning, the children...
  • Justice denied begets mob justice February 9, 2010

    New Delhi: The attack on SPS Rathore who was convicted of molesting Ruchika Girhotra is not the first incident of mob justice. In the past, those who faced the music included people as ordinary as local thief in Bihar to the most powerful President George W Bush of United...
  • BJP leader murdered; mob takes out anger on cop August 24, 2009

    Dehradun: A member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was shot dead allegedly by his rival inside an Uttarakhand police station. ...
  • Mob beats up, shaves head of 14yearold for 'stealing' June 24, 2008

    Siwan: Beaten up by public, head shaved and paraded on the street 14yearold Sonu is being penalised for stealing a LPG cylinder in the Siwan town of Bihar. Hundreds took pride in punishing him publicly and no one complained, not one even the cops who stood just meters away. The residents of...
  • Mob rules again, thrashes thief in UP town March 6, 2008

    New Delhi: In yet another instance of mob fury, a Dalit boy was beaten up by a mob in UPs Farrukhabad. This, after the victim, Rupendra, allegedly stole a cycle. In a chilling reminder of the Bhagalpur mob justice case, this incident too took place right in front of the...
  • Orissa mob thrashes rape suspect, cops March 3, 2008

    Balasore (Orissa): It was another instance of mob justice when angry villagers in Orissa's Balasore district attacked the Haldiapur police station. The agitating mob was baying for the blood of Karmakar Das, arrested for the rape and murder of a sevenyearold girl. The victim's mother, Sumati Pradhan says, "My...
  • Rule of law be damned, the mob rules in Bihar February 23, 2008

    Patna: Vigilante justice seems to be fast emerging as the preferred justice delivery mechanism in Bihar. In a chilling reminder of the Bhagalpur incident, a murder suspect was beaten up by a mob in Bihar's Hajipur district on Saturday even as policemen watched. Ravi Kumar, a student in his 20s, had...
  • Mob stones murder accused in Bihar as cops look on February 23, 2008

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of mob justice in Bihar, a man accused of murder was stoned and nearly beaten to death by a mob in Hajipur, in Vaishali district. The victim, Ravi Kumar, was dragged away from police custody and brutally assaulted while policemen at the scene remained mute...
  • Clean chit to cops takes Bihar police by surprise October 31, 2007

    Patna: A day after a human rights panel in Bihar absolved two policemen of handing out harsh punishment to the thief in Bhagalpur, the political blame game has begun and opposition parties are up in arms. The Human Rights Committee of the state Legislative Council had absolved the policemen of any...
  • Mob justice again: Man thrashed, cops clueless October 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Just two months after shocking images of mob justice being meted out on streets of Bihar stunned the nation, a similar incident has been reported from Bihar's capital Patna. A 25yearold youth was beaten up by an angry group of people for trying to steal a bicycle in...
  • Murdering the Mahatma: Instant justice in today's times October 9, 2007

    Fiftynine years ago Nathuram Godse took the law in his own hands and gunned down Mahatma Gandhi. Even today instant justice still thrives in small towns and for reasons as trivial as petty theft. Take a look at our special feature Murdering the Mahatma. ...
  • Special: Murdering the Mahatma, mob style October 1, 2007

    In the week of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary (October 2), CNNIBN takes a look at how Bapu's ideal of nonviolence has almost been destroyed in independent India. In the special series Murdering the Mahatma, we explore the reasons why India is getting violent and angrier. Bhagalpur (Bihar): A month ago, shocking...
  • Mob beats up, blinds three youths for 'stealing' September 11, 2007

    Nawada (Bihar): While the horror of Bhagalpur atrocity incident is yet to sink in, another incident of mob justice has come to light. An angry mob in Nawada district of Bihar blinded three youths on Monday after they tried to steal a motorcycle. All three, who have been admitted to hospital in...