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Posted at: Jul 19, 2019, 2:17 PM; last updated: Jul 19, 2019, 7:04 PM (IST)

3 men lynched in Bihar village on suspicion of cattle theft

3 men lynched in Bihar village on suspicion of cattle theft
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Chapra, July 19

Three men were lynched at a village in Bihar’s Saran district on Friday morning by a mob that caught hold of them while they were allegedly stealing cattle, police said.

The incident took place in the wee hours at Paigambarpur village under Baniapur police station.

The deceased have been identified as Raju Nat, Bides Nat and Naushad Qureshi, Superintendent of Police Har Kishore Rai said.

He said two of the deceased were beaten to death at the village, while another succumbed to his injuries when he was being taken to hospital by his family.

All the deceased belonged to Paigambarpur village, Rai said, adding that the bodies had been sent for post-mortem and an investigation is on. PTI

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