Man lynched by mob in Bihar’s Vaishali on suspicion of theft; police registers case against 'unidentified persons’

  • An unidentified man was beaten to death by a mob on Tuesday after he was allegedly caught stealing from a house n Bihar's Vaishali

  • 'We have also registered a case against unidentified persons in connection with his murder', said SHO Dharamjeet Mehto

  • Last month, a man named Tabrez Ansari was attacked by a mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on the suspicion of theft

Vaishali: An unidentified man was beaten to death by a mob on Tuesday after he was allegedly caught stealing from a house in Bihar's Vaishali.  The police have recovered a sharp instrument from the spot where he was killed.

 Man lynched by mob in Bihar’s Vaishali on suspicion of theft; police registers case against unidentified persons’

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"The body, which was taken into the custody, has been sent for the post mortem report. We have also registered a case against unidentified persons in connection with his murder," said Station House Officer (SHO) Dharamjeet Mehto.

Last month, a man named Tabrez Ansari was attacked by a mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on the suspicion of theft.  He was beaten up mercilessly for hours before being handed over to the police. He succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital on 22 June.  Tabrez's family has alleged that the attack was communal and that he was made to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Jai Hanuman'.

Updated Date: Jul 03, 2019 10:49:25 IST