Meghalaya: One man lynched to death for allegedly molesting girl in Upper Shillong

Meghalaya: One man lynched to death for allegedly molesting girl in Upper Shillong

Shillong, July, 09, 2017:A 30-year-old man, Yakub Khan Nongkynrih was lynched to death by an angry mob at Nongkseh village in Upper Shillong for allegedly sexually molesting a young girl of the village.

The incident took place on Sunday evening when the house owner found some disturbing videos of her young daughter in the mobile of the accused following which the angry villagers along with the relatives of the young girl killed the accused for the heinous act.

The accused had been staying in the house of the young girl as a tenant for quite some time and was  sexually molesting the girl and even recorded some videos in his mobile.

When contacted, SP (City) Vivek Syiem informed that the accused was assaulted and tortured after the son of the house owner found some disturbing videos of his young sister in his mobile.

According to Syiem, the father and the brother of the victim along with the people of the locality continues to torture the accused from 3.30 pm till the arrival of the police at around 6.30 where finally he was found dead.

The SP (City) informed that the house owner had in fact locked the accused inside the room while at the same time continues to torture and assault him.

Informing that they have arrested both the father and son, Syiem also informed that a case has been registered against them. He further added that the post mortem of the accused was already done.

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