Five `extortionists` lynched in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 01:21

Khunti (Jharkhand): Five men of an alleged extortion gang were on Saturday lynched by villagers of Manhu in the district.

Quoting villagers, Superintendent of Police Amarnath Mishra said the five came to the area around 10 am when they were cornered by villagers and beaten to death with sharp weapons and stones.

The dead were identified as Suraj Mahato (22), Pappu (20), Prem (20), Ram Naik (22) and Mahindra Lal Prasad (42).

Mahato, the alleged gang leader, was recently out on bail, the SP said.

All the five had FIRs against them in connection with murder and extortion, he added.


Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.

First Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 01:21

More from zeenews

comments powered by Disqus