New Delhi: A 36-year-old man died on Wednesday due to injuries sustained in a mob attack on Tuesday night in Raishyabari area of Dhalai district in Tripura, after he was thrashed on suspicion of cattle theft. Also Read - Weather Update: Heavy Rains Expected in Northeastern States, Orange Alert Issued Till Tomorrow

The man, a suspected thief, was caught around 11 PM, as per police reports. However, by the time the police rescued him from the spot, he had been severely injured by a mob. Also Read - Maitri Setu: 1.9km Long Bridge Over Feni River in Tripura To Link India-Bangladesh. Details Here

“We went to the spot and found that the public had beaten him up. We took him to hospital but he died around 3.30 am today,” said Suleman Reang, officer-in-charge of Raishyabari police station. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Govt Employees, Pensioners of THIS State to Get 3% Hike in Dearness Allowance From March | Details Here

According to some reports, the man was hiding in a cowshed when he was found by some villagers. After the owner started to beat him, more people joined and thrashed him brutally.

A case has been registered in this matter.