No arrests have been made in the cases but authorities said they were questioning several suspects. The chief minister of Tripura state has warned of strict action against people indulging in spreading rumours and fake news.
At least 21 documented lynchings of Muslims and Dalits have taken place in India since Narendra Modi's government came to power. But what is driving ordinary citizens to form lynch mobs in India?
An angry mob lynched the bus driver after he lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a group of people marking the birthday of Prophet Mohammed.
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