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50-year-old Man Lynched in Odisha on Suspicion of Stealing Goat, Two Arrested

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Villagers alleged that the man had stolen a goat and thrashed him with sticks, a police officer said, adding that a case of murder has been registered.

A 50-year-old man was allegedly lynched in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Friday on the suspicion of having stolen a goat, police said.

The victim, Rabi Kalandi, who was beaten with sticks by some people of his village, died on the spot, they said.

The villagers alleged that he had stolen a goat and thrashed him in Chhancha village, in-charge of the Baripada police station, Inspector BK Senapati said, adding that a case of murder has been registered.

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the incident and investigation is in progress, the officer added.

first published:June 05, 2020, 20:57 IST
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