Cases of mob lynching across India are increasing day by day. The recent in the line has been reported from Gurugram where a 24-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death with sticks by at least four men in Shiv Nagar, Sector 10A, on Saturday afternoon.
As per the reports, the victim identified as Deepak had a long criminal history. He was allegedly involved in 11 cases, including assault and a few under the Arms Act. The reports quoted police saying that Deepak was declared as “bad character” (a person who has a criminal history) at the Shivaji Nagar police station.
On the day of incident, Deepak and his friends had an altercation. Deepak tried to sort out the argument but he was beaten with sticks and rods, following which his friend rushed him to a hospital in the city. He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment later on Saturday evening.
Upon acknowledging the incident, a case was registered against the suspects under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation), 302 (murder), and 34 (common intention) of the IPC at the Shivaji Nagar police station on Saturday.