Daily Archive: April 8, 2018

Man shot dead near house in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Apr 8  A 48-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified assailants near his house in Shamli district here, police said today.

Rakesh, who works in a hospital in Delhi, was shot last night when he was returning home from work, Circle Officer Ashok Kumar said.

The incident took place close to Rakesh’s house, he said.

He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, Kumar said.

Police suspect that the incident was a fallout of an old enmity, the officer said, addingan investigation is underway in the matter

Source: PTI

Dalit youth beaten to death in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Apr 8  A 22-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death allegedly by five persons mob suspecting of stealing some goods in Baghra village here, police said today.

Ankit was yesterday beaten to death by Rampal, Lokesh, Ajay, Amit and Haseen. The five accused suspected Ankit, a labourer, of stealing goods, Superintendent of Police (rural) Ajay Sahdev said.

The man was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, the officer said.

On the basis of a complaint by the labourer’s mother, a case was registered against the five men under relevant sections of IPC and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, he said.

Following which, the five men were arrested, who during interrogation confessed to the crime and told police that they suspected Ankit was stealing from them, the SP said.

Investigation is underway in the matter, the officer added.

Source: PTI