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2 lynched in Assam

Guwahati, Feb 27 (PTI): | Publish Date: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM IST

Two persons were lynched Wednesday by an irate mob which held them responsible for the killing a village headman in Assam’s Chirang district, police said.

The two men had allegedly killed the headman of Gargaon village under Bijni police station Tuesday and had buried his body in a graveyard, the police said.
The family members of the headman, named Gauranga Das, along with villagers launched a search for him last night after he failed to return home till late.
They found the grave and dug out the body, the police said.
The family members accused the two persons of killing Das and a group of villagers attacked the duo Wednesday morning, the police said.

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