Aurangabad: Tension irrupted at Azad chowk in the old city locality when a mob forced two youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', police said on Monday.
The incident took place late midnight on Sunday. After the incident mob gathered at the spot and tension prevailed.
City Police Commissioner Chiranjeev Prasad, DCP Rahul Khade along with other officials reached the spot and later succeed to pacify the irate mob.
Mr. Prasad appealed to the people not to believe in rumors spread by some people and asked to maintain peace.
''We will investigate the matter and punish the guilty who were involved such types of incidents'', he added.
A case has been registered and further investigations were under, they added.
This is the second mob lynching incident as on Thursday police arrested an auto driver in a similar case.