A 46-year-old tribe was lynched for drinking water from a tubewell


New Delhi: A 46-year-old tribal man was lynched by several men while drawing water from a tubewell in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district on Monday. Some locals control the tube well illegally. The police have arrested three.

The accused group brutally assaulted the man and left him in a critical situation. Even after that, the group did not allow the deceased’s family to take him to the hospital.

It was only after the police arrived that the victim, Kishanlal Bheel, was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Ashok, the brother of the deceased informed about the whole incident that some locals have taken control of the tube well by force. They have even installed a hand pump in it and they won’t let others take water from it.

Demanding justice for Kishanlal Bheel, the family has demanded financial compensation and government job for the deceased’s son.

The police informed the police that they have arrested – Shakeel, Nasir and Bablu – and booked them under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and Section 302 (murder).

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