Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday assured that necessary action would be taken against the lynch mob that swept into the Dimapur Central Jail.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday assured that necessary action would be taken against the lynch mob that swept into the Dimapur Central Jail.The incident in question occurred when a man accused of rape was produced in the jail. According to reports, the mob overpowered security personnel and dragged the man out while thrashing him. The man succumbed to his injuries.”Necessary action will be taken against the perpetrators of the incident. Instructions have been given to the concerned officials. We have also provided adequate security there,” Rajnath Singh told mediapersons here. The incident has been condemned by political leaders, who have urged people not to take the law into their own hands and keep their trust in judicial proceedings.Meanwhile, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh has called for the setting up of fast-track courts to ensure speedy justice to rape victims.The man who was lynched by the mob has been identified as 35-year-old Syed Farid Khan, a small-time trader who dealt in scrap and used motor cars.

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Dimapur mob lynching: Necessary action will be taken, says Rajnath Singh