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Mob Lynching: Gujarat youth was beaten to death by the mob over suspicion of theft in Dahod

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 July 2018, 13:50 IST

In another row of mob lynching, a 22-year-old youth was beaten to death by a mob in Gujarat's dad. The incident took place after the rumours of thieves in the area, was spread across and the villagers suspected the youth and his friend as a thief and thrashed them. The friend of the man who was also attacked is said to be critical.

According to the police, the attackers suspected them to be mobile phone thieves. A group of 20 had gathered in the tribal-dominated Dahod district last night and thrashed these men, police said. No arrests have been made so far.

Tjhey tried to save the duo, but one of them died on the spot. The second person was rushed to the hospital, said police sourece. The police have filed a case and are yet to arrest the accused.

As per report, when the police reached there, the mob was busy raining blows on the men. They tried to save the duo, but one of them, Ajmal Vahoniya, died on the spot. Bharu Mathur, 25, bloodied and lifeless, was rushed to the hospital.

Earlier, we reported, a mentally challenged man was beaten to death by a mob in Jharkhand's Gumla district. As per a police source, the accused man, who was mentally unfit and had hacked three people to death, including a minor and an infant on Saturday. As soon as villagers came to know about it he was later lynched.

First published: 29 July 2018, 13:47 IST
 
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