3 men lynched in Bihar village on suspicion of cattle theft

CHAPRA: Three men were lynched at a village in Bihar’s Saran district by a mob that caught hold of them while they were allegedly stealing cattle, police said.

3 men lynched in Bihar village on suspicion of cattle theft

Photo for representational purpose only. iStock

rchopra@tribunemail.com

Chapra, July 19

Three men were lynched at a village in Bihar’s Saran district on Friday morning by a mob that caught hold of them while they were allegedly stealing cattle, police said.

The incident took place in the wee hours at Paigambarpur village under Baniapur police station.

The deceased have been identified as Raju Nat, Bides Nat and Naushad Qureshi, Superintendent of Police Har Kishore Rai said.

He said two of the deceased were beaten to death at the village, while another succumbed to his injuries when he was being taken to hospital by his family.

All the deceased belonged to Paigambarpur village, Rai said, adding that the bodies had been sent for post-mortem and an investigation is on. PTI

Cities

View All

Tractor-trailer driver shot at, robbed of purse, cellphone

Car-borne men open fire at victim who sustains bullet injury...

Lack of public transport facility adds to air passengers’ woes

Say taxi, auto drivers charge hefty fares for taking them to...

Kidnapped man kept as ‘bonded’ labourer

Victim Gulzar Singh alleged that one more youth was being ke...

Grewal flays Mayor’s remarks

Jagdish Raja had termed protest call by sanitation workers w...