October 24, 2020

Trader from Bihar lynched in Tripura

An irate mob on Thursday lynched a garment trader from Bihar and critically wounded two of his partners at Murabari locality under the Sidhai police station in Tripura following rumours on child trafficking.

A tense situation prevailed, forcing the State Government to suspend Internet services.

Opposition Congress and CPI(M) demanded the dismissal of Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath for making a “irresponsible statement” that allegedly fuelled the rumours. After a 11-year- old boy Purna Biswas was found murdered at Taranagar in Sidhai police station area, Mr. Nath had said that the murder was part of an international human organ racket.

Courtesy: The Hindu

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