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Indians kill 3 Bangladeshi miscreants

This is second incident of lynching of Bangladeshi cattle lifters in Tripura this year, reports Syed Sajjad Ali.

india Updated: Oct 17, 2006 19:43 IST
Syed Sajjad Ali
Syed Sajjad Ali

Infuriated over continuous theft and cross border criminal activities, Indian villagers lynched three Bangladeshi cattle lifters on Monday night. The incident occurred at Khengrabari of Khowai, west Tripura, where border security force has tightened its position to thwart act of revenge by the Bangladeshis.

Police said at around 11.30 pm a group of alien miscreants entered the house of Binode Debbarma at Golakbari village and forced the house dwellers to give them a couple of cattle. As they were proceeding towards border the family members raised a hue and cry gathering a big crowd rushed to the spot.

People chased the Bangladeshis and caught hold of them at Khengrabari. The miscreants attacked them with sharp edged weapons, but were soon outnumbered by villagers.

Angry villagers got scope to settle scores and started beating them mercilessly. As a result three Bangladeshis sustained grievous injuries and died at the scene. The bodies were not identified so far.

BSF has informed the BDR about the incident and possession of corpses. Bangladesh has not responded till last report came in to accept the bodies. BSF has intensified strength as to prevent Bangladeshis from attacking Indians.

This was second incident of lynching of Bangladeshi cattle lifters in Tripura this year.

First Published: Oct 17, 2006 19:43 IST