India Thinks of Collecting Lynchings Crime Data

Saurav Datta July 9 2017
Mob Lynching

In India, it is difficult to estimate or calculate the number of incidents of lynching in which death(s) have been caused or people have been injured.

India does not record "lynchings" or "mob violence" separately, but does record incidents of communal riots, promoting enmity between people on the grounds of religion, and communal incidents.

To fill in this gap, and to address a problem whose intensity is soaring only by the day, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is mulling on creating . . .

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