Dhule News

Dhule lynching: Rumours fuelled by fake WhatsApp post, 28 chargesheeted, says police

On July 1 five nomads of the Govani community, who had camped for the second time in less than a month in Dhule to seek alms, were killed on the suspicious of being child lifters in Rainpada hamlet of Dhule around 350 km from Mumbai.

Three videos that fuelled Maharashtra lynch mobs were all manipulated: Police

Police investigations have revealed that these videos either do not belong to locations listed in WhatsApp forwards or were edited deliberately to distort their content.


Dhule lynching case to be tried by fast track court: Devendra Fadnavis

Stating that even the harshest words cannot describe the severity of the crime, the CM said: “There is no question of sparing even a single individual who is related to this inhuman incident.”

Dhule lynching: Victim community a peaceful tribe, says police

Laxman Mane, a Marathi writer and social activist who has authored several books on nomadic and denotified tribes, said no formal survey has ever been conducted on the Nath Gosavi community.

Dhule lynching: Man, seen leading mob in video, arrested; search on for others

Dhule lynching: The accused arrested is seen in the video assaulting the victims mercilessly in the panchayat office. A total of 24 persons have been arrested.

Dhule lynching ‘spontaneous’, not pre-planned, says report

The report, submitted on Tuesday, states that the exact sequence of events that led to the attack - over suspicion that they were child-lifters - is still being probed by police, officials said.


Dhule lynching: Mob wanted to kill and burn bodies on the spot, say police

Dhule lynching: The police said, there was so much of anger in the mob that they tried to prevent the police physically from taking custody of the bodies.

Police avert communal clash in Dhule

After the death of Muslim male whose body was found on the roadside, news spread that it was a case of “a Hindu murdering the Muslim male and dumping his body.”

Patil suspends policeman

Nearly two months after an girl travelling along with her fiance was kidnapped from Ahmednagar and rescued from a brothel in Dhule told Pune police she was allegedly beaten up by additional superintendent of police Sanjay Barkund,the state government has decided to suspend him.

Four Dhule victims killed in police firing were shot in back: post-mortem reports

THE post-mortem reports of the Dhule riot victims reveal that at least four of the six victims were shot in the back by the police.