Suspected to be thief, youth lynched in Bihar

An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early Friday suspecting him of being a thief.

Hajipur: An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early Friday suspecting him of being a thief.

The unidentified youth, in his 20s, was caught by some villagers when he was wandering in the village. Suspecting him a thief, the villagers mercilessly thrashed the youth and he fell unconscious, police said.

The injured youth was rushed to Mahua sub-division hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

An FIR has been lodged against the villagers, police said.

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