Rape accused killed in Rajasthan by victim's brother

Taking revenge for his sister's rape, a man in Rajasthan kidnapped and beat to death the man accused of the crime Saturday, police said. The incident occurred in Subhash Nagar in Bhilwara, some 250 km from Jaipur.A 22-year old girl had been kidnapped by Shankar Lal a week ago "A 22-year old girl had been kidnapped by Shankar Lal a week ago. As per a first information report registered by her with the police, Shankar Lal kept her hostage for two days and raped her several times," said Mandal Circle Officer Satish Kumar. The girl’s family members beat the accused, chopped off his ears and nose using a pair of scissors and then strangulated him with a dupatta.
The officer said that the police had arrested Jagdish for helping Shankar Lal in keeping the girl hostage. "However, Shankar Lal was on the run. As per Shankar Lal's family members, the girl's brother Shyam Lal kidnapped him today (Saturday) and then beat him to death," said the officer. Shyam Lal has been arrested, the officer added.