Vaishali, July 3: An unidentified man was beaten to death by a mob on Tuesday after he was allegedly caught stealing from a house. The police have recovered a sharp instrument from the spot where he was killed."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. Lynching in India: Understanding Mob Violence and The Psychology Behind The Killings.
He was beaten up mercilessly for hours before being handed over to the police. He succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital on June 22. Tabrez's family has alleged that the attack was communal and that he was made to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Jai Hanuman'.
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