Suspected cattle thief beaten to death in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Saturday arrested three men in the state’s Palwal district after they allegedly beat up an unidentified man to death on suspicion of cattle theft.

The police said that the three accused, who are brothers, caught hold of the man on the intervening night of August 2 and 3 when he and two others were allegedly trying to steal cattle from the cattle yard belonging to their father by cutting the fencing around it.

His two other accomplices, however, managed to flee.

Those arrested include Bir Singh, Prakash and Ram Kishan. They have been booked for murder.

The deceased is believed to be in his 20s. The police said efforts are being made to identify him.

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–IANS

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