Prabir Debbarma, who formely belonged to the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura was lynched at Behalabari, a remote tribal hamlet, when he assaulted a person who refused to pay up last night, the sources said.
A mob of 40 tribals attacked the insurgent's house and beat him to death, they said.
The man beaten up by the former insurgent was also hospitalised.
Agartala: A surrendered insurgent, who tried to extort money, was beaten to death in Tripura's Khowai district, police sources said Monday.
First Published: Monday, May 14, 2012, 15:06