Gumla, April 11: One person was killed and three others were injured Thursday after villagers in Jharkhand's Gumla district beat them up, alleging that they were cutting flesh of a dead bull, police said. The deceased has been identified as Prakash Lakra, Superintendent of Police, Gumla, Anjani Kumar Jha said. Police said a special investigation team has been set up to look into the incident.
Deputy Inspector General of Police A V Homkar said a group of people in Jurmi village spotted four persons cutting flesh of a dead bull and started beating them up. One of them died, he said. Mob Lynching in Uttar Pradesh: Villagers Drag Youth From Police Jeep, Beat Him to Death in Shamli District; Video Goes Viral.
Homkar said some people have been detained for interrogation. The injured persons have been admitted to the Sadar Hospital here.