Driver burnt alive by angry mob in Bihar

April 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, April 26 (IANS) In another case of street justice, a jeep driver was burnt alive by angry mob in Bihar’s Gopalganj district Thursday after an accident in which a student was killed and two others were injured, police said.

Angry over the death of the student, who was a minor, in the accident, the mob burnt alive the jeep driver in Mirganj in Gopalganj district, about 150 km from here, a police officer said.

“The jeep accidentally hit three children, killing a child and injuring two others near a village… After this, angry villagers thrashed the driver and set his jeep afire. The villagers then threw the driver into the flames,” the officer said.

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