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8 identified in lynching of man over suspicion of theft

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    Muzzaffarnagar, Aug 14: At least eight more people have been identified in connection with the lynching of a man in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district last week, police said today.

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    8 identified in lynching of man over suspicion of theft

    The victim, Kapil Tyagi, was allegedly beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of being a thief at Bijopura village last Thursday, police had said.

    One person, Vikas, who was arrested earlier, has identified eight more people. Search is on to nab them, a police officer said.

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    The officer said it was found during an investigation that no incident of theft had taken place.

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