According to NDTV, 11 men have been arrested and two police officers have been suspended for allegedly conspiring to attack and kill a 24-year-old man, named Tabrez Ansari, last week. 

Source: Hindustan Times

The mob forced Tabrez to chant 'Jai Shree Ram' and then beat him up for hours before handing him over to the police, where he fell unconscious & later died. 


He was attacked for allegedly stealing a motorcycle in Jharkhand. 

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In the latest development, a special investigation team (SIT) has been asked to submit its full report to the Home Secretary & Chief Secretary by Wednesday, 26 June. 

According to NDTV, two officers, Chandramohan Oraon & Bipin Bihari were also suspended after the police accepted lapses in their investigation procedure & claimed they failed to file an FIR on the same day. 

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Ansari was travelling with a group of friends from Jamshedpur to Saraikela-Kharsawan Karsova, when they were attacked barely five kilometres from home. 

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Speaking to NDTV, Superintendent of Police Karthik S said: 

We are looking into all angles. His family members mentioned some unidentified miscreants in their complaint. Based on that, we have already arrested eleven people, including a man named Papu Mandal. 

Being the 11th victim of mob lynching in 2019, Tabrez is survived by his wife who broke down saying, "I have no one, how will I live?"

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The opposition Congress party in the state has demanded ₹25 lakh compensation and a government job for his wife.

Further, Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi spoke to ANI, saying:

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also expressed concern, hitting out at "NDA 2.0's New India".