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Jharkhand: Angry mob lynches four on suspicion of child lifting

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In a shocking incident, four persons were lynched to death in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharsawa district on Thursday on the suspicion of being child lifters.The killings came only a few days after similar incidents reported in Jadugora and Sundarnagar block of East Singhbhum.

According to sources, eight people entered Shobhapur village in the wee hours on Thursday. The people in the vicinity got suspicious about their activity and raised the alarm.

Armed with traditional weapons, many people came out in search of alleged child lifters. However, some managed to flee from the spot while four of them were caught by villagers and beaten to death by villagers and also their vehicles were vandalized.

When the local police station, SHO reached the village with his team, about 100 agitated villagers attacked the police and set the police van on fire.

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