Haldia: Four dacoits, who had terrorised people in Naipur village of East Midnapore district of West Bengal, were lynched and their three accomplices critically injured by irate locals.
A seven-member gang tried to attempted robbery in the village when alert people nabbed them and lynched four of them last night, police said.
While two dacoits died on the spot, the other two succumbed to their injury on way to a hospital.
Three others were admitted in a critical condition in the Contai Mahakuma hospital.
The police is in search of other gang members, who of late had caused terror in the village.