Palakkad: A tribal youth residing at a colony in Attappadi died after he was allegedly thrashed by a mob on suspicion of theft on Thursday afternoon. Agali poilce said Madhu, 27, of Kadukumannu tribal colony in Attappadi, was spotted near the forest near his house on Thursday by the public.
After catching hold of him, the mob severely trashed him and then handed him over to the police. The police who found that he was unwell as he vomited rushed him to Agali government Hospital. However, he fell unconscious even before reaching the hospital. Police officials in Agali said they were in search of seven men.