18 March,2023 04:29 PM IST | Adityapur, Jharkhand | PTI
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A 27-year-old man was lynched allegedly by a couple for stealing a battery from their tractor in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand on Saturday, the police said.
The lynching took place at Shivnarayanpur when the man was reportedly trying to steal a battery from a tractor in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday and its owner caught him red-handed, the police said.
The man was mercilessly beaten up allegedly by the couple and left lying at the spot till morning.
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The police rushed to the spot on Saturday morning on being informed and shifted the man to a Seraikela Hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
The couple has been detained for interrogation, the police added.
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