The mob threw stones at the four men and beat them up around midnight, Chandrayangutta police inspector Y Prakash Reddy told news agency Press Trust of India. After police received information of the incident, cops were sent to the spot and the men were taken to a hospital, where one died from his injuries.
"Chandraiah, a native of Mahabubnagar district, who was among the injured people, died undergoing treatment in the early hours of today. Based on video footage of the incident around, 35 persons have been taken into custody," Mr Reddy said. The police has registered a case of murder against them.
Apart from the two killings, there have been reports about groups of people beating up people in other parts of the state on suspicion of them being members of criminal gangs.
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