Muzaffarpur, October 4: In yet another incident of mob lynching, a youth was allegedly lynched over alleged theft in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. Reportedly, a mob beat up the victim for allegedly stealing a weighing machine. The victim was forced to do sit-ups and was made to spit and lick his own saliva from the ground as a punishment, reported TOI.
As per the reports, the incident took place on Sunday night in Dabhouli village under the Katra police station area. Reportedly, the youth allegedly stole a weighing machine from a shop. The shopkeeper claimed he saw the youth stealing and raised an alarm. Following this, people gathered and caught the thief. He was produced before the panchayat, where the strongmen of the panchayat held him guilty of theft. Karnataka Mob Lynching: Dalit Teen, Mother Tied to Electric Pole, Thrashed Over Suspicion of Theft in Chikkaballapur, 10 Booked.
Later, the mob brutally thrashed the youth with sticks and forced him to do sit-ups. After this, they made him spit on the ground and lick his saliva from the ground. A video of the incident had gone viral on the internet.
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