Nagaland lynching: Several arrests made based on video footage, says Dimapur DGP

Dimapur(web team): After an angry student mob managed to break out alleged rapist Syed Farid Khan​ from Dimapur Central jail in Nagaland and lynched him to death, Dimapur Director General of Police has said to a news channel that several arrests have been made based on the video footage. He added that the police is trying to identify attackers.

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He also said that the police did not use force as the mob consisted of students.

Chief Minister TR Zeliang said to a news channel that a committee will probe to if there was security lapse, says Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang. Brushing off certain media reports that said that Khan was handed over to the rampaging crowd by the security forces, Zeilang said that the mob managed to overpower the them.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed oncern over the incident.

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