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2 youth lynched by mob in WB on suspicion of transporting cows

PTI
Published : Aug 27, 2017, 9:12 pm IST
Updated : Aug 27, 2017, 9:12 pm IST

Police took Hussain and Sheikh to the Dhupguri hospital where they were declared brought dead.

Anwar Hussain (19) and Hafizul Sheikh (19) were beaten to death by the mob, which intercepted their vehicle and pulled them out of it in the early hours, the police said. (Photo: Representational/File)
 Anwar Hussain (19) and Hafizul Sheikh (19) were beaten to death by the mob, which intercepted their vehicle and pulled them out of it in the early hours, the police said. (Photo: Representational/File)

Jalpaiguri (WB): Two persons were allegedly lynched by a mob, which dragged them out of a pick-up van carrying cows, at Barhoria village in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Sunday, the police said.

Anwar Hussain (19) and Hafizul Sheikh (19) were beaten to death by the mob, which intercepted their vehicle and pulled them out of it in the early hours, the police said, adding that the pick-up van was also badly damaged by the mob.

Police took Hussain and Sheikh to the Dhupguri hospital where they were declared brought dead.

The police also took charge of the animals in the vehicle. A large contingent of police was deployed in the area.

Tags: pick-up van, 2 men lynched, cows
Location: India, West Bengal