Dalit man shot dead for opposing eve-teasing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 23:14

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A 40-year-old Dalit man
was allegedly shot dead when he opposed eve-teasing by three
men, police said on Tuesday.



Karam Chand was shot dead by Amresh, Ramesh and Dhanpal
-- belonging to the Jat community -- when he tried to stop
them from harassing a Dalit woman at Nirgajni village, they
said.
The trio later threw the body into the Ganga canal, they
said, adding that the body has been recovered and sent for
postmortem.
Security has been tightened in the area following the
incident. A search is on to arrest the absconding trio.



PTI

First Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 23:14

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