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Noted lawyer Satish Maneshinde has been appointed as a special public prosecutor in the Palghar lynching case, an official said on Tuesday.

Two monks and their driver were lynched by a mob at Gadchinchale village in Dahanu Taluka of Palghar district when they were travelling in a car to Surat on April 16 on suspicion of being thieves and child-lifters.

Manshinde's appointment was confirmed by the state government's law and judiciary department through a notification.

Over 135 people, including nine juveniles, have been nabbed in connection with the attack.

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