25-Year-Old Telangana Man Lynched On Suspicion of Temple Theft
A 25-year-old man was allegedly lynched by a group of villagers on suspicion of committing a theft at a temple in Nizamabad district, police said on Tuesday, 15 October.
The man, who works as a mason, was on Monday thrashed by the group after he was caught allegedly trying to steal from the place of worship, a senior police official told PTI.
The victim’s wife told TV channels she received a phone call on Monday night saying her husband was caught allegedly trying to commit a theft and beaten up before being shifted to a hospital.
The caller then asked her to visit the hospital.
Based on a complaint from her, a case of murder has been registered and an investigation to identify the accused was on, the official added.
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