Hindu mob lynches three Muslim men in Tripura

Tripura, India, June 21 (KMS): Three Muslim youth, Zayed Hussein (28), Billal Miah (30) and Saiful Islam (18) were lynched by Hindu mob in Tripura’s Khowai district.

The Khowai district superintendent of police Kiran Kumar said all are residents of Sonamura in Sepahijala district.

Police claimed that the mob in Namanjoypara found the Muslim men fleeing with five cattle in a vehicle. They thrashed Zayed and Billal while Saiful managed to flee but he also got caught later. They were brutally beaten-up and were taken to local health clinics and later to Govind Ballabh Pant (GBP) Hospital in Agartala.

“The mob chased them and managed to stop the vehicle near North Maharanipur village. They started thrashing and beating them with lethal weapons and lynched two at the spot,” Kumar told reporters.

They were brought dead, according to a local journalist.

Kumar said that the police have registered a case against unknown persons in Kalyanpur police station and have launched an investigation in this regard.