A man suspected to be cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Raishyabari in Dhalai district of Tripura. The victim was identified as Budhi Kumar Tripura.
According to a police officer of Raishyabari police station, Budhi Kumar had entered a cattle shed of a local villager late night on Tuesday and was spotted by some local people who raised an alarm and caught him. The mob later thrashed him mercilessly.
Police later rescued the man from the mob after receiving the information and rushed him to a local hospital where he died on the next morning as he sustained major injuries.
The body was later sent for post-mortem.