Khotang,sthaniyeko kutpitbata balatkaar prayaska aaropitko mrityu.
Ravi Rai, 35, of Jalapa VDC-4 has died on December 10 after being injured in the beating by the locals on charge of attempting to rape a 19-year-old woman.
The accused was seriously injured when beaten by the family of the girl whom he attempted to rape while she was sleeping in a kitchen at a marriage ceremony on December 10.
The accused had sustained a serious head injury in the beating. He died on the way while being taken to the hospital, said Inspector Durga Raj Regmi of District Police Office Diktel.
The body of the deceased has been brought to the District Hospital for postmortem. Details about those involved in the incident have not been made public.
People involved in the incident are absconding, according to SI Govinda Kumar Shah of District Police Office, Khotang. Police have been deployed in search of them, said SI Shah.