Tabrez Lynching: Why the ‘Accused’ Won’t Be Charged With Murder
Tabrez Ansari was tied to a pole and beaten mercilessly for over seven hours. The crowd was accusing him of theft. All of this was recorded on camera.
Five days later, on 22 June, Tabrez died of his injuries.
Two days after Tabrez lost his life, his wife Shahista discovered she was pregnant. But, not for long; she suffered a miscarriage and lost her child in the weeks following Tabrez’s death.
The police filed the charge sheet on 29 July, but months later, they dropped the charge of murder against the alleged attackers.
Why? We dive into the story in this podcast.
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