Lowbrow Acts #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

55 Fiction

They knew, their quarrel was unjust, still they argued, every day.

Sometimes, people would intervene but mostly they gathered around to witness the spectacle.

That day, the sparks of their hatred fell on the crowd.

That day justice was delivered swiftly by the lynching mob as they tossed their body parts at the circling vultures.

My theme for this year’s Blogging from A to Z April Challenge is Crime Stories in 55 Words.

Today’s story, L is for Lynching

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51 thoughts on “Lowbrow Acts #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

    • Yes, when I was researching for this subject, my initial assumption was that this must be a practice of the olden days, but I was surprised to read that lynch mobs are active even today.
      Thanks Debbie. Glad you liked this piece.

    • Reading about Lynch Mobs was an eye-opener for me. As Debbie mentioned, I assumed that such mobs must be a thing of past. But just earlier this month, in Alwar ‘Gau rakshaks’ killed a dairy farmer, who they assumed was a cattle smuggler!!

    • Yes, it happens even today. These past few days I read about so many such incidents. The recent one was that in Alwar, earlier this month. And then there were Dadri and Dimapur mob lynchings and so many more…

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