TDN World Desk: This time in Bengal two persons has been beaten to death over alleged suspicion of cattle theft.

Thirteen people have been arrested by police in connection with the mob violence, NDTV reports.

According to police information,
On Thursday, Rabiul Islam and Prakash Das were ferrying two cows in a pick-up van when they were stopped by a mob about 14 km from Cooch Behar town, apparently because their vehicle had no number plate.

The locals stopped the van, recovered the cows, and layed claim that they were stolen from the area few days ago and were being taken to cattle smugglers.

The frenzy mob having quizzed them and beat them with sticks and stones. The violent mob also set the van on fire.

The duos Rabiul and Prakash have been rushed to a local hospital where they have died, said police.