Farmer killed by youths in Muzaffarnagar

A farmer was allegedly bludgeoned to death by four youths when he tried to stop them from stealing crops from his field in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

Muzaffarnagar: A farmer was allegedly bludgeoned to death by four youths when he tried to stop them from stealing crops from his field in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

The victim, Shabbir (60), of Palheri village under Gharipukhta police station was attacked by four youths when he tried to stop them from stealing beans from his field, they added.

Police are on the lookout for the absconding accused.