New Delhi, Aug 4: In yet another incident of mob attack, a man was beaten to death by villagers on suspicion of cattle theft in Behrola village of Haryana’s Palwal.
The lynching took place on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
Two people accompanying the victim fled away and the body has been sent for postmortem.
A case has been registered against three bothers who are accused of beating the man to death and one of them has been held.
This comes nearly two weeks after, a muslin man was lynched to death in Alwar district of Rajasthan.
Akbar, a resident of Haryana and was transporting two cows along with an associate, Aslam Khan, when a group of people allegedly stopped them on July 20.
While Rakbar was brutally beaten on suspicion of cow smuggling and Aslam managed to escape.
In the recent past, several cases of lynching and mob violence have been reported from across the country.
Earlier on July 13, a man was beaten to death and two got wounded after a mob attacked them on suspicion of being child-traffickers in Karnataka’s Bidar.
Prior to this, a man was reportedly lynched and three others injured in a mob attack near Agartala on June 20 after locals presumed they were “child-lifters”.
In a similar incident, two men were killed by the villagers of Panjuri Kacharigaon in Assam’s Karbi Anglong on the suspicion of child lifters in May.