A person who was accused of raping and murdering a minor girl was lynched by the villagers in Thadihaat under Ramgarh Police Station area of this district.
Upon receiving information DSP Roshan Gudiya alongwith other policemen visited the village today and inquired into the incident. He said the body of the minor and that of the accused have been sent for post-mortem to Sadar Hospital.
He said only after going through the post-mortem report, police would take further action and confirm whether the girl was raped and also look into the allegations that were levelled on the man.
Police said the eight year old girl of Kusumdih village under Nonihaat Police Station area had come in the village at her uncle's home to participate in a marriage function on Tuesday. However, while playing she went missing after which the family members searched for her during which they were informed that she had been lured by one Mithu Hansda (30) a resident of Dodiya village. Later he was caught by the villagers who tied him to a tree and later found the body of the girl near the local river of the village. Angry over the incident the villagers beat him to death.
Man lynched in Dumka for rape and murder of minor Jun 29 2017