A 35-year-old man, who has been charged with a number of livestock thefts, was arrested by a mob of greater than 60 individuals in Rawale village in Maharashtra’s Raigad on Could 7. The case got here to gentle solely lately.
Two different accomplices of this man have been additionally injured within the incident.
In accordance with sources, some villagers noticed Intezar Ali Shaikh, a resident of Mumbra, and two of his accomplices, allegedly making an attempt to steal livestock. Some villagers tried to cease them however the trio is alleged to have shoved and threatened them after which fled of their automobile.
The incident occurred close to an remoted dam, the place Shaikh and two accomplices have been noticed grazing livestock by villagers. About 60 villagers gathered on the spot after which attacked three individuals and in addition set their automobile on hearth.
The 2 accomplices managed to run away for a long way and by the point the police arrived, Shaikh was attacked by a gaggle of villagers with sticks, critically injuring him.
The police workforce took him to a hospital in Pali after which to Alibag hospital however he quickly succumbed to his accidents.
Police registered circumstances of homicide, unlawful meeting, rioting and different divisions of IPC towards 13 villagers, of which six have been arrested whereas the others fled. Two of Shaikh’s accomplices have been additionally charged with cattle theft.