Mob torches houses after recovery of youth's body in Muzaffarpur

A mob on Sunday torched three houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body.

PTI| Updated: Jan 18, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Muzaffapur: A mob on Sunday torched three houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body.

The body of 19-year-old Bhartendu Kumar was recovered from near the house of Vikki, who is the main accused in the abduction of the deceased, in Ajitpur village early this morning, a police officer said.

As soon as the news got spread, a mob gathered there and torched three houses including that of the accused, Saraiya police station's SHO Ashutosh Kumar said.

Kumar had gone missing from the village on January 9.

Vikki was named as an accused by the abducted youth's father, the SHO said.