Government Sets Up High Level Committee To Check Mob Lynching

Considering the increasing incidents of mob lynching, the Union Government constituted a High-Level Committee chaired by the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to deliberate in the matter and make recommendations. 
The Secretary, Department of Justice; Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs; Secretary, Legislative Department; and Secretary, Social Justice and Empowerment are the members of the committee. The committee will submit its recommendations to the Government by August 2018. 
Source- The Quint

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 

  • Mob Lynching is an act to punish (a person) without legal process or authority, especially by hanging, for a perceived offence or as an act of bigotry.