Koderma, October 6: A man died on Sunday after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of unidentified persons on suspicion of being a thief in Jharkhand's Koderma town, police said. Mob Lynching in Bihar: Mentally Ill Woman Beaten to Death Over Suspicion of Child Theft in Shahpur Toli Village.
Sunil Kumar Yadav, in his early thirties, was suspected of theft and thrashed by locals at the railway colony, Koderma Superintendent of Police M Tamilvanan said. Mob Lynching in Bihar: Three Men Beaten to Death by Locals in Baniyapur on Suspicion of Cattle Theft.
Yadav was critically injured and admitted to Koderma Sadar Hospital, where he died, the SP said. A preliminary investigation suggested that Yadav who hailed from Barkatha village in neighbouring Hazaribagh district, was a labourer and came to Koderma in search of work, Tilaiya police station officer-in-charge Ajay Kumar Singh said. The police have been conducting raids to arrest the accused, he said.