Banda (UP): A Dalit was beaten to death at Sathi village in the district for allegedly stealing a watch, police said on Thursday.
Kothari (42) was on Thursday beaten badly by Chunmun Patel, who suspected him of having stolen his watch, with sticks resulting in serious injuries, Circle officer Yashveer Singh said.
He was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
An FIR has been lodged in this connection. The accused is absconding, he said.