Muzaffarnagar (UP): A local court has framed charges against 21 persons for allegedly killing eight members of a family in 2011.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Lokender Kumar Rathi framed the charges against the accused here yesterday.
Eight members of a family, including former chairman of cane society of Rohana, Udayveer Singh, were killed by a speeding truck near Barakali village of the district on July 11, 2011.
The car they were travelling in was crushed by a truck, prosecution said.
Earlier the police had filed a case of murder against 23 people.
One of the accused was declared minor and he would be tried in a juvenile court.