Twist in Dimapur mob lynching case: Victim was never raped, says Nagaland govt

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Dimapur, March 11: A latest twist in Dimapur lynching case stunned everyone in the country. Just days after the gruesome death of a rape accused, Nagaland government now claimed that the alleged victim was 'never raped'.

The state government on Wednesday, March 11 submitted a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and claimed that the girl was never raped and it was a case of consensual sex.

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The rape accused was lynched by a mob who broke into Dimapur Central Jail. The man was beaten to death in public. Wabang Jamir, the Nagaland IGP, earlier were quoted as saying that the medical report of the girl did not indicate rape.

He was also quoted as saying, "The report, however, said she had scratch marks on her thumb and some minor injuries on her body."

Reports of the rape case was first reported on social media. Soon the news had become viral and a mob gathered outside the Central Jail in Dimapur where the deceased was lodged.

The mob had overpowered jail security, tied up the man and dragged him for seven kilometres, thrashing him along the way. By the end, he succumbed to his injuries.

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