Two Muslim men were lynched by a group of enraged villagers on suspicion stealing cattleof in Jharkhand’s Godda district, police said on Wednesday, media reports said
Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Santal Paragana) Akhilesh Kumar Jha was quoted as saying to the media that five people had allegedly stolen buffaloes from the house of Munshi Murmu and others in the tribal-dominated Dullu village on Tuesday night.
Finding the buffaloes missing, Murmu and other villagers gave a chase to the five people, who were caught in adjoining Bankati village with the cattle early on Wednesday.
The villagers thrashed Sirabuddin Ansari, 35, and Murtaza Ansari, 30, to death. The three others managed to flee, Mr. Jha was quoted as saying