Tripura: 36-yr-old man lynched on suspicion of being cattle lifter

Tripura: 36-yr-old man lynched on suspicion of being cattle lifter

Agartala, July 3, 2019 (PTI) A suspected cattle lifter was lynched in a remote tribal hamlet near the Indo-Bangla border in Tripura's Dhalai district, a senior police officer said Wednesday.

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Arindam Nath said a man was lynched by a group of villagers on suspicion of being a cattle lifter at Noarampara, under the jurisdiction of Raishyabari police station on Tuesday night.

Officer-in-charge of Raisyabari police station, Suleman Reang said, "Villagers spotted one person trying to lift cattle from a house. They caught the suspected cattle lifter and beat him severely. We reached to the spot and rescued the person, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital," Reang said.

The deceased was identified as Budhi Kumar Tripura (36), a resident of Manyakumarpara village, police said.

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