Tabrez Ansari was a victim of a recent mob lynching that took place in Jharkhand, India on June 18. He died on June 22 after he allegedly succumbed to his injuries in Seraikela Jail. A graphic video of the lynching was shared on social media, which enraged online users.The relatives of Shams Tabrez said their request for his proper treatment was ignored by the police.
They have demanded that action be taken against the police and the mob which beat him up near the border of Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawan and East Singhbhum districts.After an initial check-up at a local hospital, police sent him to the district’s Seraikela jail. When his condition deteriorated, he was taken to the district’s Sadar hospital, where he was declared dead.