A Bihar court has sentenced 20 people for parading a woman naked in Arrah.
The woman had been paraded on suspicion of being involved in the killing a 19-year-old man in August.
While the court awarded seven years imprisonment to five of the 20 accused while the remaining 15 were sentenced to two years in prison.
All had been convicted on November 28.
The incident took place on August 20 in a red light area close to a railway track where the body of Vimalesh Sah, a resident of Damodarpur village, was found a day after he had gone missing.
It is said that the mob, suspecting that the residents of the red light area were involved in the killing, indulged in large-scale arson.
They also beat up the Dalit woman before tearing off her clothes and parading her naked on the streets.
All the 20 convicts have been held guilty under the SC/ST Act.>