Barrackpore, Nov 21 (UNI) A former state employee was arrested after being rescued from the clutches of an irate mob at New Colony, adjacent to the Sodepur Railway station on Sealdah-Ranaghat Section of Eastern Railway this morning.
Government Railway Police officials said local residents had tied up the accused to a tree and beat him up severely.
The locals alleged that the accused, reportedly a former employee of the state School Education department, had cheated many persons and swindled large amount of money.
Later, police arrested the miscreant and registered a case, the officials said.
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