Inhumane, shocking and deplorable. Words are not enough to describe how low humanity has reached.
In a shocking incident, a 27-year old Adivasi was allegedly hacked to death by a mob who say that he had stolen eatables and food packets. Seven people have been taken into custody in connection with the case.
Adivasi man, Madhu, belonging to an Adivasi community called 'Muduga' in Attappady forest range in Palakkad district. According to reports, the mob questioned him for hours and tied his hands and one of them even took a selfie with Madhu before he was thrashed brutally.
The mob handed over Madhu to cops and he died while he was being taken to the hospital in Agaly Palakkad on Thursday evening. Madhu had informed the cops that he was assaulted by the mob. Police have registered the case.
Muduga tribes mainly habitat in the Attappady valley south of the Nilgiris in Palakkad district.
Seven people were taken into custody on Friday in connection with the case. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the incident and said that he has instructed the State Police Chief to take strict action against the culprits.