India: 35 arrested for burning man alive in Bihar

25th May 2013

Patna, (IANS): Thirty-five people, including 20 women, were arrested from a Bihar village on Saturday on charges of burning the husband of a village head over a land dispute, police said.

Jainandan Mandal, husband of Kishanpur Baluwa village head Chimo Devi, was first beaten up and then thrown into his brick kiln in Kurkron village in Purnia district, about 350 km from here, Friday.

“Police have arrested 35 people in connection with the murder,” Purnia’s Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar told IANS over phone.

The officer said more people were expected to be arrested in connection with the case.

According to police, hundreds of tribals armed with bows and arrows attacked Mandal’s brick kiln over an old land dispute.

“Mandal fired from his rifle to disperse the attackers but it angered them further. He was caught, thrashed and burnt alive,” a police official said

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