Jharkhand: A truck driver was lynched by a group of locals in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on September 09, after his vehicle ran over and killed a two-year-old boy.
The incident occurred near the boy’s house in when he was walking on the road with his sister. Following the accident, the villagers caught the driver and beat him to death.
Police Official said, “The child was going with his sister when the truck hit him and he died. His sister shouted, the villagers gathered and beat the driver, resulting in his death.”
The driver was a resident of Motihari district in Bihar, he said. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Pujya Prakash said the situation in the village is peaceful and police patrolling has been increased.