Itanagar: Two persons accused of rape and murder were beaten to death by a mob in Tezu, a town in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lohit district.
The mob on Februry 19 dragged the two out of a police station and beaten to death.
The victims were identified as Sanjay Sabar and Jagadish Lohar, both natives of Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district.
The accused were arrested by the Arunachal Pradesh police from Tengapani tea garden on the previous evening allegedly for raping and murdering a 5-year -old girl.
The alleged crime occurred on February 12 at Namgo, a village in Lohit district of the northeastern Indian state.
The mob dragged the two to the main market area before murdering them.
Meanwhile, Lohit district police have registered a case and started investigation.