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Mob lynching revisits Karbi Anglong

In a horrific incident, a 40-year old man was lynched in a village of Karbi-Anglong on Sunday night.

As per reports, a mob of some villagers brutally assulted a man to death. The victim was identified as Monsing Rongpi. He was a resident of  the Karashi Bey village under the Bakalia police station. The mob first took him to a football field where they tied him to a goalpost before beating him mercilessly. Due to the assult, Rongpi died at the spot, reports said. Today morning, the police reached the spot, recovered and sent the victim body for postmortem. 

Later, the police filed a case and arrested five persons in connection with the incident. The arrested were identified as Sampi Teron (24), Kahanbaman Tokbi(18), Siva Ronghang(19), Waisong Kramsa and Jip Engti. Police sources said the someone espied the man with a woman in an ' objectionable condition' which angered some villagers and they took the extreme step against him.

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