Man Lynched After Being Caught Stealing Garlic From House

Police arrested one of the accused registering a case of murder, were searching for five men who absconded, police said.

Published: 12th April 2016 08:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2016 08:39 PM   |  A+A-


DHAR: A 33-year-old man was mercilessly beaten by six men after he was caught stealing garlic from a house at Gulwa village near here early this morning, leading to his death, police said.

Sanjay Brijlal was beaten up by Ramesh, Mukesh, Mahesh, Subhash, Dashrath and Balmukund, superintendent of police Rajesh Hingankar said.

The accused had caught Sanjay while stealing garlic from Ramesh's house.

After thrashing him, they handed him over to the police, who took him to a hospital where he succumbed.

Police subsequently arrested one of the accused after registering a case of murder and were searching for the other five men who absconded, Hingankar said.

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