Dalit man beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh

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.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

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.

IANS


Updated Date: Mar 17, 2016 16:35 PM

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