Nagaland lynching: 18 arrested, 1-member judicial panel probes incident

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Dimapur, March 8: The police have arrested 18 people in connection to the lynching of an alleged rapist here on March 5.

A crowd of 10,000 people overpowered the personnel of the central jail here to drag the accused out and lynched him. The police were interrogating people in connection to the incident.

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Prohibitory orders continued to be into effect in the area. FIRs had been lodged against unknown assailants.

A one-member judicial commission has been set up to probe the incident. Security has also been beefed up in Dimapur.

The kin of the victim sought a CBI probe into the case.

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