A tweet by Palghar Police confirms that 110 people have been arrested for mob lynching in Maharashtra.
A tweet by Palghar Police confirms that 110 people have been arrested for mob lynching in Maharashtra.As per the article, two sadhus and their driver were driving to attend a funeral in Surat but a group of villagers in Gadchinchle stopped their car and attacked them with stones. Further, the article states that the villagers are alleged to have mistaken them for child-kidnappers and organ harvester. The Palghar Police arrested 101 people and detained nine minors in connection with the sadhus lynching case.
A tweet by Palghar Police on 20 April 2020, states that the police have arrested 110 accused out of which 9 were juvenile in connection to the mob lynching. The tweet also states that the investigation was handed over to CID Crime and that two police officers were suspended over improper handling of the situation.