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Man Lynched To Death

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NAGAON, Aug 13 (PTI): One person was beaten to death by villagers on suspicion of being a thief in Assam’s Nagaon district on Sunday, police said.

According to senior officials, the incident took place at Bamungaon under Lanka police station in Hojai in the wee hours.

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“We got information in the morning that one person was severely beaten by villagers suspecting him to be a thief. When police reached the spot, the victim was already dead. The body has been sent for post-mortem to Nagaon Civil Hospital,” a senior official said.

The deceased has been identified as Hibzur Rahman, who hailed from Hojai sub-divisional area, he added.

“We have apprehended six individuals so far. Probe is on to find out and arrest more people involved in the incident,” he added.

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