Gadchichala, a small Village, in the Palghar District, which is located 125 kilometers from Mumbai, has become the hot spot where 3 men have been beaten to death by the villagers.
The 3 men victims were on their way to attend a relatives funeral. They were mistook for people kidnapping children for their organs, specifically Kidneys. It is actually said that it was a rumour and the villages have literally panicked.
The incident has been on visuals, in which the villagers of Gadchichala village are outrageous and were seen beating the victims and even the police team which was trying to restore order was attacked.
The policemen has tried to safeguard the old man who was seen pleading the village mob for mercy, but they wouldn’t hear at all.
The District Collector Kailash Shinde has appealed not to believe in rumours. He also added that “No one is coming to steal from your village or take your child’s kidneys. Villagers have taken the matter into their hands and we will take necessary action,”.
The bodies of the victims were sent for postmortem and the report is awaited.
Former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has tweeted “Seeing the visuals that have come out, Palghar incident of mob lynching is shocking & inhuman. It is more disturbing especially when we are going through such tough times otherwise too. I urge the State Government to immediately set up a High Level Enquiry and ensure that people who are responsible for this are brought to justice at the earliest,” condemning the the mob attack.