Goalpara: Suspecting them to be behind the abduction of two school students, villagers lynched three persons today in Assam`s Goalpara district, police said.
The students were kidnapped on September 1 from Krishnai Bazar here. Meghalaya and Assam Police launched a joint operation in the area bordering the two states following which the kidnappers released the boys on September 3.
The students returned to their village, Bolbola Borbhita Sotipora, whose residents suspected three persons to be behind the kidnapping and beat them up today, police said.
While one died on the spot, another succumbed on way to hospital and the third succumbed to his injuries at Goalpara Civil Hospital, they said.
The three were identified as Uebec Sangma, Jolly R Marak and Rakhil Marak.