Enraged lynch crowd strings a man by the feet before being brutally beaten in India
Enraged lynch crowd strikes a man by the feet before being brutally beaten for "stealing a cell phone" in India
- Footage shows the youth tied to a tree at his feet in the state of Uttarakhand
- He says he & # 39; several hours & # 39; was beaten for young children and women
- Jufan was accused of stealing a telephone, but the police rejected those claims
- Men are seen lashes and beat him while he screams
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A furious lynch crowd pulled a man at his feet before he brutally hit him with a piece of rope after he claimed he had stolen a cell phone in India.
Shocking footage shows the men lashing their heads and youth while dangling from a tree in the town of Haridwar in the state of Uttarakhand.
Police today stated that the victim, only identified as Jufan, was innocent of theft after he filed a complaint against three people.
Jufan told me ANI press agency: & # 39; I was at work when a group of six to seven people took me. They accused me of stealing a cell phone and beat me up with lathis (wooden sticks used in traditional martial arts).
One of the men uses part of the rope with which Jufan is tied to throw him over the back (left), while others spread around the horrible scene (right) in the Indian Uttarakhand state
& # 39; They hung me on a tree and then beat me for a few hours. I sustained injuries to my legs. & # 39;
The images show how young boys watch as Jufan's terrified scream sounds next to a ruined building.
A woman seems to be trying to protest with part of the crowd before being led away.
The police have registered Jufan's case, but still have to arrest, Now Mirror news reported.
In June a young Muslim man died after being beaten mercilessly for hours after being accused of theft by villagers in the Indian state of Jharkand.
There is one man who holds Jufan by the arms as he hangs around, hung by his feet on a tree
Tabrez Ansari, 22, is tied to a tree after being beaten for hours by villagers in the state of Jharkand
Tabrez Ansari, 22, died four days after the trial in which the locals forced him to recite Hindu spells for his alleged crime.
Police officers in Saraikela said that Mr Ansari did not accuse the crowd of attacking him when he was in custody, and only heard of it when his family showed them videos.
He was rushed to the hospital after he told officers he was unwell, but died on arrival.
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