Thursday, June 20, 2013

Naked Rapists (Assam, India)

India Today
19 June 2013

Press Trust of India: Tezpur (Assam)

Panicky over a rumour about the movement of some naked men out to rape women, villagers of Balishiha in Sonitpur district lynched three persons on Wednesday, the police said. [...]

Times of India
20 June 2013

Prabin Kalita, TNN

[...] Police said the rumour had spread across the district. "We have been told that male members of villages have been forced to patrol the villages at night by women. There are some stories about dark nude men knocking on doors at night and attacking women of the house. Some say the attackers have even bit off parts of the victims' bodies but no one has reported any such incident to police or gone to hospital," a source said. [...]