Loss of innocents

Loss of innocents

Mob lynching; Security

Article:

The recent instances of mob lynching in Tamil Nadu highlights the importance of understanding the underlying mob psychology and take effective measures to avoid such instances

Analysis:

Measures to be taken:

  1. Strong response from police- Police should spread the news of action taken against the guilty
  2. The local administration should deal with the anxiety and suspicion in local communities
  3. Regulation of the social media to check spread of unverified information
  4. Counter-information campaigns should be publicly broadcasted.
  5. Confidence in the police should be fostered so that locals could approach to verify information and seek protection if required
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