Three Indian officials suspended after rape suspect lynched

March 7, 2015 11:40 AM

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Three Indian officials have been suspended and paramilitary soldiers deployed after a mob stormed a high-security jail, dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him.

Police in north-eastern Nagaland state have launched a search for several men who mobilised thousands of people who broke into the prison in Dimapur city on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an illegal migrant from Bangladesh. They pelted him with stones and beat ...

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