Bharat Kalicharan, alias Akku Yadav (1972 - 13 August 2004), was a 32-year-old rapist and murderer in India who, a bail hearing was scheduled for him on August 13, 2004, and word spread through the neighborhood that he would be released. Hundreds of women marched from the slums to the courthouse. When Akku Yadav appeared, he saw a woman who had raped and shouted that he would rape her again. She started hitting him with her shoe. was lynched by a mob of around 200 women from Kasturba Nagar. Yadav was stabbed over seventy times, and chili powder and stones were thrown in his face. One of his alleged victims also hacked off his penis. This lynching occurred in the Nagpur district court, on the marble floor of the courtroom. The women who killed him claimed that Yadav had been raping and abusing local women with impunity for over a decade, and that the local police had refused to help his victims or pursue charges as Yadav was allegedly bribing them. Yadav had also reportedly murdered at least three people and dumped their bodies on the railroad tracks.