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Palghar lynching


Year since Palghar lynching incident, 7 chargesheets, 75 in jail, 52 absconding

April 17, 2021 7:31 am

In all, 251 adults were arrested and 15 juveniles held in the case. Among those arrested, 75 who allegedly played a major role in the incident are still behind bars.

Palghar case: Place fresh chargesheet on record, SC tells police

February 25, 2021 5:18 am

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy gave the state two weeks to bring the chargesheet on record after which it will hear the matter again.

Palghar lynching case: SC asks Maharashtra Police to place fresh chargesheet on record

February 24, 2021 1:51 pm

On September 7 last year, Maharashtra Police had informed the top court that it has punished "delinquent" policemen for dereliction of duty in the case.

Palghar lynching: BJP seeks CBI probe, Congress accuses it of politicising case

November 19, 2020 11:20 am

Targetting the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, BJP MLA Ram Kadam demanded that the probe into the case be handed over to the CBI.

Palghar lynching case: 38 held, remanded in judicial custody

October 24, 2020 8:45 pm

The total number of accused in judicial custody is now 70.

CID arrests 32 more in Palghar lynching case

October 23, 2020 3:02 am

A CID officer said the latest arrests were made on the basis of phone locations, which showed the men at the scene of the crime on the night of April 16. The men were produced before the Thane Sessions Court on Thursday and remanded to police custody.

Palghar lynching: Six months on, IPS officer reinstated

October 16, 2020 2:50 am

As outcry over the lynchings grew, the state government sent Gaurav Singh on compulsory leave, suspended five policemen and transferred all remaining personnel posted at Kasa police station.

Palghar lynching — Police to SC: One staffer dismissed, two retired, pay cut for 15

September 08, 2020 2:49 am

In an affidavit filed in the top court, which is hearing petitions seeking independent probe into the crime, the state police said it had filed two chargesheets against 126 accused persons.

Palghar lynching: One cop dismissed, two others told to quit force

September 01, 2020 1:40 pm

Suspended assistant inspector Anandrao Kale (43), the former in charge of Kasa police station who did not deploy his arsenal of rifles, rubber bullets and tear gas against the mob fearing violent reprisal, was dismissed with immediate effect.

Palghar lynching case: Three cops dismissed from service

August 31, 2020 2:17 am

Two seers and their driver were lynched by a mob at Gadchinchale village in Palghar on April 16 when they were travelling in a car to Surat (Gujarat) to attend a funeral amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.