Dalit man in UP’s Budaun beaten with sticks for drinking water from tap, dies

He was rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment on Tuesday, he said.

Budaun: A 24-year-old Dalit man died after being thrashed with sticks by several people allegedly for drinking water from a public tape, police said on Tuesday.

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On Monday night, one Kamlesh was beaten with sticks by Suraj Rathore and his accomplice in Sathra village of Ushait Police Station area for drinking from a tap, Additional SP, Amit Kishore Srivastava said.

He was rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment on Tuesday, he said.

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Police arrested Rathore and filed an FIR against him at the complaint of the victim’s father Jagdish, he said.

Kamlesh’s body has been sent for post mortem and a detailed probe has been ordered in the matter and it will be helmed by Ujhani Circle Officer, Srivastava said.

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