Dalit youth shot dead

A Dalit youth was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jandheri village, police said on Saturday.

Last Updated: Jul 16, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A Dalit youth was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jandheri village, police said on Saturday.
The youth identified as Balokesh Kumar was shot dead when he had gone to the nearby fields in Jandheri village under Sirkera police station on Friday, they added.

Irate over the incident, villagers staged a protest against the murder and denied handing over the body to the police.

The villagers were later pacified and the body has been sent for post-mortem and investigations are on, they said.

PTI