Dokmoka Police arrested three more accused persons in connection with the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath taking the total number of people arrested so far in connection with the spine-chilling lynching incident to 19.
Police arrested Rupsing Kro (31), Khaosing Bey (25) and Bor Kro (18) after 16 people, 15 of them directly involved in the lynching incident, were arrested within 24 hours of the grisly incident.
#BREAKING : Three more persons accused in the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath at Dokmoka, #KarbiAnglong, arrested taking the total number of arrested accused to 19.
The arrested three arrested persons are:
1. Rupsing Kro (31)
2. Khaosing Bey (25)
3. Bor Kro (18) pic.twitter.com/KzMRD4uLL2
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Police, meanwhile, have also launched a crackdown on social media users and have arrested and apprehended a number of people for rumour mongering and posting hate messages on social media from across the State.
Abhijeet Nath of Chachal locality of Guwahati and Nilotpal Das hailing from Nabagraha and working as a sound engineer in Goa had gone to Karbi Anglong on Friday where they were lynched by an irate mob that suspected them of being child lifters amid rumours spread through the social media.