The Assam Kaziranga University

On Saturday, a mob in Dibrugarh’s Rohmoria lynched and burned a man accused of killing a 5-year-old child.

A senior police officer stated, “A five-year-old child at Dhalajan tea estate under Dibrugarh’s Rohmoria police station was allegedly stabbed to death in a machete attack by Sunil Tanti (35).”

The officer added, “Following the incident, the angry mob brutally thrashed Tanti with machete and sticks and later set him on fire in a paddy field.”

Dibrugarh Superintendent of Police Shwetank Mishra, Chabua Circle Inspector, Rohmoria police station officer in charge along with central reserve police force (CRPF) arrived at the scene to bring the situation under control.

The officer stated that the bodies of the 5-year-old child and Tanti had been sent for post-mortem examination.

The Assam Kaziranga University