Zayed Hussein (28), Billal Miah (30) and Saiful Islam (18) three Muslim youths were lynched by Hindu mob in Tripura’s Khowai district on Sunday.
According to the Khowai district superintendent of police Kiran Kumar, all are residents of Sonamura in Sepahijala district.
Police also claimed that the villagers of Namanjoypara found the Muslim men fleeing with five cattle in a vehicle.
The mob thrashed Zayed and Billal while Saiful managed to flee but he also got caught later. They were brutally beaten-up and was taken to local health clinics and later to Govind Ballabh Pant (GBP) Hospital at Agartala.
“The villagers chased them and managed to stop the vehicle near North Maharanipur village. The angry villagers started thrashing and beating them with lethal weapons and lynched two of the suspected cattle lifters at the spot,” Kumar told reporters.
They were brought dead, according to a local jouranlist.
Kumar said that the police have registered a case against unknown persons in Kalyanpur police station and have launched an investigation in this regard.
He also said that two cases were registered in Champahour police station for stealing three cattle heads.
This is a developing story