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Man lynched in Bijapur UP by group of villagers over suspicion of being thief


PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 11:08 IST India

A man was lynched in Bijapur here by a group villagers on the suspicion of being a thief, police said today.

The incident took place last evening and a case of murder was registered against several people. Two persons were arrested, Station House Officer (SHO), Chapar, Subhash Rathore said.

The deceased was identified as Kapil Tyagi.

His family along with others staged a protest and gheraoed the Chapar police station demanding more arrests in the case, the officer said.

They claimed that Tyagi was innocent and was beaten to death when he went to work at Bijapur, Rathore said.

The protest was led by former BJP district president Devert Tyagi.

The matter is being investigated. Security personnel have been deployed in the village to thwart any untoward incidents, the SHO said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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