West Bengal: 3 boys beaten up by mob for allegedly stealing goat

10 August 2018, 10:41 PM
West Bengal: 3 boys beaten up by mob for allegedly stealing goat (Representational image)
West Bengal: 3 boys beaten up by mob for allegedly stealing goat (Representational image)

Three boys were beaten up by a mob for allegedly stealing a goat in West Bengal’s Malda district on Friday, police said.

The three, aged around 17, were trying to flee Raipur village near here after stealing a goat but local people caught hold of them, they said.

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The mob thrashed them. Police rushed to the spot and admitted the trio to a hospital.

Their condition is stated to be “serious”, police said.

The villagers alleged a number of goats were stolen from the village in the last few days.

First Published: Friday, August 10, 2018 10:36 PM

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