Man beaten to death in charge of theft


In yet another incident of moral policing, an angry mob beat up a man over charges of theft in Islampur area in Sadiya and he breathed his last on Saturday. The victim was identified as Dipak Biswakarma.

According to reports, Dipak was attacked by the mob last Monday over charges of theft in one Bagal Siring’s house. The mob brutally thrashed him and he was admitted to a hospital with serious injuries. However, doctors referred him to Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh for further treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

Meanwhile, family members of Dipak have filed a complaint to the police demanding legal action against the mob who attacked Dipak. Police have initiated an investigation to the incident and arrested Bagal Siring in connection with the case.

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