Hajipur: An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early today suspecting him of being a thief.
The unidentified youth, in his 20s, was caught by some villagers when he was wandering in the village. Suspecting him a thief, the villagers mercilessly thrashed the youth and he fell unconscious, police said.
The injured youth was rushed to Mahua sub-division hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
An FIR has been lodged against the villagers, police said.