Three suspected dacoits lynched in WB

Three persons suspected to be dacoits were lynched by locals near Godda area of Burdwan town.

Updated: Sep 25, 2012, 11:29 AM IST

Burdwan (WB): Three persons suspected to be dacoits were lynched by locals near Godda area of Burdwan town.

Superintendent of Police, Burdwan, SMH Mirza said some suspected dacoits had assembled in Godda area around Monday midnight to commit dacoity. The local people caught hold of three of them while the others fled.

They thrashed the three suspected dacoits severely till they were rescued by police in a serious condition and rushed to hospital, the SP said, adding that the three suspected dacoits succumbed to injuries in the hospital early this morning.
The three have been identified as Karthik Karmakar (40), Nimai Swarnakar (30) and Dharmendra Singh (30), Mirza said.

PTI