A person was allegedly overwhelmed to loss of life by a bunch of villagers on the suspicion that he stole a chunk of wire, at village Madheke of Moga district, Friday.
The brother of the deceased received the FIR registered Saturday. Raju, from Manohar Basti of Nihal Singh Wala instructed police that his brother Suraj (25) was a scrap vendor. He used to roam the villages on his bicycle to gather scrap. On Friday, he had gone to village Madheke
the place he stopped within the fields of 1 Swaran Singh to have water from the tubewell.
Nevertheless, Swaran Singh and his accomplices blamed Suraj for stealing a chunk of discarded wire which was mendacity in his fields, mentioned Raju. “At the same time as Suraj tried to elucidate that he didn’t steal something, a bunch of villagers began thrashing him and didn’t cease till he received unconscious. They made a video whereas thrashing him and uploaded it on social media,” Raju mentioned.
FIR was filed underneath Sections 304, 148 and 149 of IPC at Nihal Singh Wala police station.