New Delhi: A mentally unstable man was allegedly beaten to death on Saturday when he tried to escape from a house after committing a theft in west Delhi, police said.

Manoj Kumar was trying to run away with a motorcycle from a house in Rohini area in the early hours of the day when the residents caught him and beat him up, they said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, police said.

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