Kolkata: Two persons were lynched while another was severely beaten up by villagers in South 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said.
The villagers caught hold of the three persons today suspecting them to be murderers and started beating them, they said.
A resident of Uttar Kusum village in the district was murdered yesterday.
While two persons died of the beating, the third was severely injured, they said. The injured has been admitted to a hospital.
Police reinforcements have been rushed to the village to maintain law and order.