A man was allegedly lynched by a group of people on suspicion that he was smuggling cows in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, a police official said on Saturday.
Akbar Khan, 28, and another man were taking two cows to their village in Haryana through a forest area near Lalawandi in Alwar district on Friday night, when a group of people severely thrashed Khan, police officer Subhash Sharma said.
The people suspected that Khan was smuggling cows but the allegation is yet to be verified, he said.
The other man accompanying Khan managed to escape.
Khan was rushed to a government hospital in Ramgarh, where doctors declared him brought dead. The body has been kept at a mortuary and the postmortem is expected to be conducted after Khan’s family reach the hospital.