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Man lynched in UP over suspicion of being thief

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A man was lynched in Bijopur here by a group villagers on the suspicion of being a thief, police said today.

The incident took place last evening and a case of murder was registered against several people.Two persons were arrested, (SHO), Chapar, said.

The deceased was identified as

His family along with others staged a protest and gheraeod the station demanding more arrests in the case, the said.

They claimed that Tyagi was innocent and was beaten to death when he gone to work at Bijopur, Rathore said.

The protest was led by former district

The matter is being investigated. Security personnel have been deployed in the village to thwart any untoward incidents,the SHO said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 10:25 IST