Four People Killed in Bihar Due to Mob Violence Sparked by Parking Dispute

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In a shocking development, the death toll in the mob lynching incident in Bihar’s Aurangabad over a parked car dispute has escalated to four, with the latest victim being Mohammad Mojahir. Mojahir, along with Mohammad Arman and Mohammad Anjar, all residents of Haidarnagar in the Palamau district of Jharkhand, succumbed to the injuries sustained in the violent altercation at Tetaria Mor under the jurisdiction of the Nabinagar police station. Two other individuals, Mohammad Wakil and Ajit Sharma, were also injured in the incident.

Triggering Incident: A Dispute Over a Parked Car

The tragic series of events unfolded when a shop employee asked the occupants of a parked car to move their vehicle. In response, one of the car occupants brandished a firearm and opened fire. The bullet, however, struck an elderly bystander who later died during hospital treatment. This incident set off an enraged mob of local traders and villagers who brutally assaulted the car occupants.

Authorities Launch Comprehensive Investigation

In the aftermath of the incident, authorities have lodged two FIRs and have initiated a thorough investigation. A team from the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has been brought in to aid in the collection of evidence and identification of the assailants. The police are actively seeking any available footage that could provide clues to the identities of the perpetrators.

SDPO Sadar Aurangabad Overseeing the Investigation

The ongoing investigation is being meticulously overseen by Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sadar Aurangabad, Mohammad Amanullah Khan. As the local law enforcement grapples with this gruesome incident, the incident serves as a stark reminder of the escalating crime rates and the urgent need for stringent measures to curtail such violent occurrences.

Elijah Muhammad