AIZAWL: A Myanmar national, who allegedly attacked a 12-year-old girl with a machete in a village in eastern Mizoram, died today after he was lynched by a furious mob.
Liankhansanga, aged about 32 and hailing from Tahan, Myanmar, died around 8:00am today at Saitual Hospital a few hours after he was brought from Zawngin village, a hundred kilometres away.
The man allegedly hit the girl Lalrinsangi, who was standing in front of her house, on her buttock with the blunt side of the machete on Monday evening. When the girl looked back and asked why he hit her, the man hit her again on her shoulder.
On hearing the incident, some people chased the man and beat him up, sources said.
Police took the body from the hospital where a postmortem was conducted. If no one claims the body till Wednesday, it will be buried at Saitual cemetery, it said.