Bihar: Youth lynched for stealing battery from tractor, 10 arrested in Nawada district | Patna News


PATNA: A 25-year-old youth was lynched by a mob for allegedly trying to steal battery from a tractor at Gangti village under the Pakribarawan police station area in Nawada district in the wee hours of Thursday.
At least 10 people were arrested from the village till Thursday evening for their alleged involvement in lynching.
Police said the victim was identified as Mohammad Anjan Imran, a resident of the neighbouring Sudanpur village. The incident took place around 2am.
Policemen rescued Imran from the clutches of the villagers and rushed him to a government hospital in Pakribarawan where he died during treatment.
Pakribawaran SDPO Mukesh Kumar said raids were on to arrest more people involved in the crime.
SHO of Pakribawaran police station Nagmani Bhaskar said preliminary investigations revealed that Imran had gone to the neighbouring village with an intention of theft.
“As he was stealing battery from a tractor, the villagers woke up and raised an alarm. Imran was later caught by the villagers and thrashed mercilessly,” he said.
“A team rushed to the village after getting information and freed the youth. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died during treatment,” he said, adding the victim’s body was handed over to his family members after postmortem.





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