A woman killed by an angry mob in front of police in the Afghan capital last week for allegedly burning a copy of Islam`s holy book was wrongly accused, Afghanistan`s top criminal investigator said on Sunday.
As Nagaland capital struggled to return to normalcy following the lynching of an alleged rapist, Chief Minister TR Zeliang said he felt that social media users played a role in the flare-up and warned people against spreading rumours.
Police vehicles were on Monday attacked by irate villagers in a Malda village when the mob demonstrated against the late arrival of police force even after receiving information of a dacoity attempt at a gramin bank.
A Circle Officer and five other policemen were injured and their official vehicle was torched by a mob on Sunday, which was protesting against arrest of a person in connection with murder of his nephew in Jaswant Nagar area here.
When cops swooped in to arrest 40 suspected gangsters in southern China last year, the alleged kingpin was a US businessman who had hoisted an US flag amid a crowd to welcome Xi Jinping, now China`s president, to California.