Nayagarh: A man was beaten up by villagers at Baigania village under Fategarh police limits late on Wednesday night.
As per reports, a group of four persons broke into villager Pathani Nanda’s house when nobody was in the house on Wednesday night. In the meantime, villagers surrounded the house and caught one of the burglars. The other three, however, managed to escape. They took gold jewellery, an ATM card and Rs 20,000 cash from Nanda’s house.
The angry villagers then tied the accused up with an electricity pole and thrashed him. Being informed, Fategarh police reached the spot and took the accused into custody. The cops registered a case and started a probe in the case.