Delhi man beaten to death on theft suspicion

New Delhi: A man suspected of being a thief was beaten to death in Delhi, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred late Thursday when the victim was seen entering a house.

“Some residents suspecting him to be a thief, caught hold of the man and beat him until he was unconscious,” a senior police officer said.

According to the official, the man, who is yet to be identified, was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

One person has been arrested while another one was detained. An investigation is underway.