Man beaten to death for protesting eve teasing of daughter, three held
- Gandhi vs Gandhi: Priyanka slams Varun, says LS poll not a family tea party
- Supreme Court grants recognition to transgenders as third category of sex
- SC rejects Kejriwal's plea to stay trial in defamation case filed by Kapil Sibal's son
- Unethical, betrayal: Prime Minister Manmohan Singhâs daughter voices family anger
- Modi equates Rahul with kids, says âtoffeeâ has caught his fancy after âballoonâ
Police Saturday arrested three persons, three days after they assaulted a man who had opposed eve teasing his minor daughter.
The man, Haji Mohd Idrees (45), a resident of Rehmatnagar in Moradabad district succumbed to injuries late on Friday after allegedly being assaulted by bricks and rods by his neighbour Meraj (30) and his family members, ASP Mohd Imran said.
As per a complaint lodged by the girl's uncle at Katghar police station, Idrees, who used to run a restaurant, had gone to the accused's house Thursday to complain against Idrees who used to pass lewd comments at his daughter, a class 10 student.
However, Meraj, his four brothers, their father and uncle started assaulting Idrees with iron rods and sticks. He alleged that some other family members of the girl were also assaulted. "Idrees sustained injuries in the clash, after which he was taken to a hospital in Meerut, where he passed away during medical treatment Friday night," Katghar circle officer Mohammed Imran said.
He said Thursday both families lodged complaints against each other alleging assault. The girl's uncle's complaint was converted into an FIR on Saturday he said.
ASP said, Meraj along with his two brothers Mumtaz(28) and Imtiaz (25), were arrested and cases of eve teasing and murder have been registered. óWith PTI
- Modi wave is a myth, says Siddaramaiah
- In Mandya, discordant notes in show of Cong unity
- ‘Fakir’ Jankar takes on Pawar might in battle against ‘dynasty’
- Ballot paper in Braille to help blind persons cast their vote
- AAP volunteer attacked
- 64-year-old fights for Punjabi language, gets little support from political parties