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Migrant Worker Fatally Beaten up by Mob

Falling victim to public ire formed after Jisha murder, a migrant labourer from Assam was allegedly lynched to death.

Published: 05th May 2016 06:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2016 08:54 AM   |  A+A-

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KOTTAYAM:Falling victim to the public ire which was formed after the gruesome murder of Jisha, an LLB student in Perumbavoor, a migrant labourer from Assam was allegedly lynched to death at Chingavanam near here on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Kailash Jyothi Behra, 30. The incident was reported near Chirakumuttam temple within the limits of the Chingavanam police station around 1 pm.

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According to the police, Kailash was brutally beaten-up by the local people suspecting that he was a thief. Following this, Kailash was tied-up and was forced to lie under searing sun for nearly an hour.

By the time the police arrived at the place, Kailash’s health condition had deteriorated. Though, he was rushed to the district hospital, his life could not be saved. The body has been shifted to the Govt Medical College Hospital, Kottayam, for conducting postmortem. Police said that Kailash, who reached Kottayam by Vivek Express in the early hours of Wednesday, along with two other persons from Assam went missing from the station. He later, reached Chingavanam and reportedly entered some houses and tried to attack women. Local residents, who caught him, intimated the incident to the Chingavanam police after beating him up. In the meantime, Kailash’s friends reached Chingavanam police station to report that Kailash was missing. When the policemen and the other two migrants reached the spot, Kailash was seen in a critical condition.

Police registered a case in connection with the incident. Kailash’s friends said that he had shown some mental issues during their journey from Assam to Kerala.

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The deceased has been identified as Kailash Jyothi Behra, 30. The incident was reported near Chirakumuttam temple within the limits of the Chingavanam police station around 1 pm

By the time the police arrived, Kailash’s health condition had deteriorated. Though, he was rushed to the district hospital, his life could not be saved

Police said that Kailash, who reached Kottayam by Vivek Express in the early hours of Wednesday, along with two other persons from Assam went missing from the station

 He later, reached Chingavanam and reportedly entered some houses and tried to attack women

 Local residents, who caught him, intimated the incident to the Chingavanam police after beating him up

Kailash’s friends said that he had shown some mental issues during their journey from Assam to Kerala

The police have registered a case in connection with the incident and an investigation is in progress



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