West Bengal: ‘Theft suspect’ beaten to death, one arrested
| Tuesday | 12th February, 2019
A MAN in his mid-twenties was beaten to death allegedly by a group of 20-15 persons in Mograghat, South 24 Parganas district, Sunday.
Police identified the victim as Suman Das and said he was attacked as he was suspected of being a thief.
By the time police reached the spot, the victim had suffered serious injuries and the suspects had fled.
A police team reached the spot and found out that a message circulated in the area had triggered panic.
Advertising“We have arrested one person for allegedly spreading a rumour on social media that the victim was a thief,” said Diamond Harbour SP S.Selvamurugan Police said.
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