Labourer dragged for two km for refusing to work in MP village

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 19:18

Raisen (MP): An agriculture labourer who refused to cut the standing crop of soybean of a powerful farmer was dragged for nearly two km by the latter by tying him to a motorcycle and later beaten up till he fainted, police said on Tuesday.
The incident occurred yesterday at village Tinsua in
Raisen district.

The farmers Meharban Singh Lodhi and Karan Singh Lodhi
became furious when the labourer Karan refused to cut the
standing crop, after which they tied him to a motorcycle and
dragged for nearly two km, police said.
Later, Karan`s relatives reached the village and managed
to secure his release. Karan was later admitted to Begumganj
government hospital.

On a complaint filed by the victim, a case has been
registered against four persons including Karan Singh,
Meherban Singh, Dharamraj and Tikamchand, police said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 19:18

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