Crime and Accident

Dalit man beaten to death in UP

Dalit man beaten to death in UP

Ballia: A 20-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by three persons over an old rivalry in Ubhao area here, police said today.

The victim, identified as Vishal Kumar, was beaten to death by Ravi, Ghanshyam and Vipin, when he had gone to watch a programme at Narla village in Ubhao late yesterday, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Jha said.

An FIR has been filed against the three accused based on a complaint by the victim’s cousin Sanjeet, he said, adding that an old rivalry is said to be the reason behind the murder.

The body has been sent for postmortem, he said.