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Kanpur: Man lynched to death on suspicion of being Pakistani terrorist

29, Sep 2015

In a shocking case of mob outrage, a 42-year-old Muslim man was killed in Kanpur on Sunday, reports The Indian Express. His fault being that people ‘identified’ him as suspected Pakistani terrorist, according to the police.
Nine individuals have been arrested so far. However police is yet to identify the person who was beaten to death.
According to the report, there was a rumour about presence of Pakistani terrorist in the area. Suddenly this guy was identified and soon all hell broke loose with people mercilessly lynching him on the accusation of being a terrorist. He was attacked with stick and shard-edged weapon.


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