As video footage of the attack on Forest Range Officer C Anitha went viral, police arrested Koneru Krishna Rao, brother of Sirpur MLA Koneru Kannappa, and 13 others on attempt to murder and rioting charges among others.
Tabrez Ansari was caught by a mob, tied to a pole and profusely beaten for several hours on the evening of June 18. He and was handed over to the police early next morning after falling unconscious. He died on Saturday.
Tabrez Ansari, 24, was lynched to death in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharsawan for alleged theft. In a video of the incident that has been widely circulated, he can be seen to be forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram" and 'Jai Hanuman'
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, Shaukat Ali can be seen kneeling in mud surrounded by an angry mob asking him why he is selling beef and if he has the license to do so.