Bihar: Woman stripped, beaten by mob on murder suspicion

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Patna, Aug 21: In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped and thrashed by a mob that accused her of murder in Bhojpur district of Bihar.

The youth, identified as Vimlesh Sav, 19, had been reportedly missing since Sunday. His body was found on the railway tracks yesterday morning.

Following this, the villagers went on the rampage at a nearby area. They set fire to shops and vehicles.

Presently, the woman is under police custody and undergoing medical examinations.

However, she denied her involvement in the murder.

In connection with the incident, eight police personnel have been suspended, including the Station House Officer, Bahiya, and station in-charge Government Railway Police.

While 15 people were arrested over the alleged crime and an FIR was also registered.


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