Mob justice: Victim’s kin chop off nose, ears of accused
- Apr 22, 2013, 10:26 AM IST
Jaipur: In a brutal case of mob justice, family of an alleged rape victim chopped off the ears and nose of the accused before strangling him to death in Bhilwara, Rajasthan.
According to media reports, the deceased, Shankar Jat, along with an accomplice, Jagdeesh, had allegedly raped the young woman last week.
An FIR was registered following which Jagdeesh was arrested but Shankar managed to escape.
The same day, Shankar and his cousin were on their way to Suvana village, when the victim’s brother along with other family members stopped them and took them to their house.
First, they were beaten up by the victim’s brother (Shyam Lal), father, mother, a cousin and the victim herself. Later they chopped off Shankar’s ears and nose using a pair of scissors and then strangulated him with a dupatta.
Meanwhile, the police have recorded his cousin’s statement.
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