Bhubaneswar: In a weird incident, four persons were beaten up severely on suspect of being cow thefts at Bidanasi Baula Chhak in Cuttack city last night.
According to reports, four youths were moving suspiciously when some locals saw him and enquired about their identity and purpose of visit there. While they could not give any satisfactory answer, locals suspected that they might be cow lifters. Their suspicion mounted as the youths tried to run away from the spot. The locals soon nabbed them and beat them severely. The locals too burnt their Tata Sumo van in anger.
They have been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. A case has been registered at the Bidanasi police station, said reports.