Guwahati: A group of villagers lynched a person in Baksa’s Mushalpur on allegations of him stealing mustard seeds.

The person killed in the act has been identified as Sanjay Das.

As per reports, a group of the villagers had tracked Sanjay on suspicion of him being involved in mustard seeds theft.

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On finding him, they started to beat him leaving him unconscious.

He was left there by the villagers after he fell unconscious.

The police on Thursday found his dead body in a drain in the area.

On further investigation, the entire incident came to light and seven persons including the headman of the village were arrested by the police.

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It may be mentioned that another similar incident had taken place in Baksa recently.

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