Youth lynched in Purnia dist of Bihar
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Last Updated: Monday, September 21, 2009, 20:11
Purnia: A youth was lynched by a mob for being allegedly involved in a theft at Masuriya village in Bihar's Purnia district on Monday, police said.

Sources said a theft was committed at a house at the village and when the villagers saw the youth, an unknown face in the area, they overpowered him and beat him to death with sticks.

Police reached the village and took away the body, which is, however, yet to be identified.

An FIR which named seven persons in the village for the crime has been lodged with Sarsi police station.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, September 21, 2009, 20:11

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