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Delhi teen beaten to death for allegedly breaking into a house, stealing

Police said the owner caught the boy after he allegedly broke into the house, leading to several people beating the boy the up.

delhi Updated: Sep 04, 2018 14:30 IST
Delhi,Crime stories,Mob violence
The incident happened in northwest Delhi’s Mukundpur.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)

A teenager who had entered a house to allegedly steal valuables, was lynched by locals in northwest Delhi’s Mukundpur in the early hours Tuesday, following which three people were arrested, police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Aslam Khan said the 16-year-old boy had entered a house to steal valuables, but was caught by the owner and beaten to death by some locals.

A case has been registered at the Bhalaswa Dairy police station in this regard. Three of the accused have been arrested while three others are absconding, the police official said.

First Published: Sep 04, 2018 14:21 IST