Man lynched for rap­ing his niece

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Jamshed­pur: A 21- year- old man was beaten to death by villagers in West Singhb­hum district af­ter he al­legedly raped his 9- year- old niece, the po­lice said on Satur­day. Taluka Purty, the vic­tim’s pa­ter­nal un­cle, raped her in one room of the house on Fri­day night at Kar­la­jori vil­lage un­der Muf­fas­sil po­lice sta­tion area. The girl’s grand­mother was in an­other room when the in­ci­dent hap­pened, the po­lice said. The villagers reached the spot on hear­ing the scream of the vic­tim, caught hold of the ac­cused and beat him up. The girl was sent for med­i­cal ex­am­i­na­tion.

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