The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill has been critiqued for vagueness. Of course, this is not a virtue in legislative drafting of crimes. Outright vagueness is neither desirable, nor constitutionally permissible
As culprits get convicted in the Rakbar Khan lynching case in Rajasthan, the concerns raised in the historic Tehseen Poonawalla verdict regarding the role and responsibility of the state, police and civil administration is still a grey area.
A rampaging mob killing a hapless man is not the best of sights; but it is a living reality in India. India has a history of extra-judicial killings by men in police uniform, alternatively termed as “encounter killings”. But taking of law in hands by the mentally fevered group of persons and torturing and slaughtering of individuals in full public view is downright barbaric.
Police in Manipur's Senapati district averted an instance of mob lynching of a man accused of raping a minor on Sunday, December 26. The incident was reported in Song Song village under Mao police station area wherein village residents sentenced the accused to mob lynching.
The petition has been filed by Kismatun, a widowed mother of deceased Faizan who has allegedly been assaulted and murdered by policemen seeking a Court-monitored Special Investigation Team for an investigation in the matter.
The Maharashtra Government on Friday filed two investigation report in sealed cover in Palghar Mob Lynching Case before the Bombay High Court. The Court has adjourned the hearing on plea seeking CBI investigation for two weeks considering the fact that similar matter is pending before the Supreme Court.