Two youths, allegedly “cow-thieves”, were killed in a public lynching at Kachomari village in central Assam’s Nagaon district. Police said they were beaten mercilessly by a large mob after they were caught red-handed trying to steal cows from the area.
Police are trying to collect the footages to identify the culprits,” a source added.
Last year in a similar incident in the district, one person died when a mob thrashed him for allegedly stealing a goat.
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