Constable stabbed to death, locals stage protest

A police constable was allegedly stabbed to death and robbed of his motorcycle following which the villagers held demonstration and blocked the Meerut-Karnal highway, police said on Tuesday.

Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 20:41 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A police constable was
allegedly stabbed to death and robbed of his motorcycle
following which the villagers held demonstration and blocked
the Meerut-Karnal highway, police said on Tuesday.

Constable Rajiv Kumar, who was posted at Lakhimpur
Khiri district, was returning from his village yesterday when
some unidentified persons attacked him with a sharp-edge
weapon at Faguna police station area and decamped with his
motorcycle, they said.

Kumar later succumbed to his injury, they said.

Agitated over the incident, the locals held
demonstration and blocked the Meerut-Karnal highway, they
said, adding the blockade was later lifted after the villagers
were assured that the guilty will be nabbed soon.

A case has been registered in this regard, however no
arrest has been made so far, police said.

PTI