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A robber beaten to death by Public

india Updated: Feb 09, 2009 19:55 IST
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One of the three alleged robbers, who tried to loot some labourers had to lose his life on Monday, as he was beaten to death by the mob gathered at the spot in Focal Point area of the area.

Incident occurred in the morning, when three motorbike persons equipped with some sharp edged weapons, tried to forcibly stop some of the labourers in focal point area to loot them, but after listing to the screaming of the labourers, mob gathered at the venue, police sources said although two of the alleged robbers managed to flee, one of them was overpowered by the public gave him a sound beating.

By the time cops could have come on the spot to intervene, the accused fell unconscious and immediately taken to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, police said adding that deceased was identified as Rishi, resident of Randhawa Masanda village of the district.