Three people were lynched by local of a village in Bihar's Saran district over suspicion of cattle theft, news agency ANI reported. According to the report, the incident in Baniyapur, Saran on suspicion of cattle theft, today morning. Bodies sent for post-mortem by police, investigation underway.
The deceased have been identified as Raju Nat, Bides Nat and Naushad Qureshi, Superintendent of Police Har Kishore Rai said.
Bihar: Three people were beaten to death by locals in Baniyapur, Saran on suspicion of cattle theft, earlier today. Family members in mourning. pic.twitter.com/Ua5DCgrckr— ANI (@ANI) July 19, 2019
The top cop said two of the deceased were beaten to death at the village, while another succumbed to injuries when he was being taken to a hospital by family members.
All the deceased belonged to Paigambarpur village, Rai said, adding the bodies have been sent for post mortem and investigation is on.