Father-son duo beaten to death in UP
Gorakhpur (UP): A father-son duo was allegedly beaten to death by some armed men at Bhitaha village, police said on Monday.
The incident took place yesterday when the victims, residents of Semra village had come to Bhitaha village for some work.
The victims have been identified as Prahlad Pandey (62) and his son Awadhesh Pandey, police said.
As soon as they reached Bhitaha village, a villager told them that?some people were calling Prahlad, they said.
While the duo was on their way to meet those persons on their motorbike, a group of miscreants armed with rifles and sticks gheraoed them and began attacking them, following which both died on the spot, they said.
The miscreants left the scene before the police arrived.
The bodies have been sent for postmortem, police said.
According to the family of the victims, an old land dispute is the reason behind the killings.
An FIR has been filed against six named and five unidentified accused, police said, adding, efforts are on to nab them.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Why do politicians show concern about Dalits during elections only?
- Why do politicians show concern about Dalits during elections only? Part II
- Why do politicians show concern about Dalits during elections only? Part III
- Why do politicians show concern about Dalits during elections only? Part IV
- Rajinikanth's 'Kabali' releases early morning at 6 am in Mumbai!
- Women suffering from ADHD more prone to suicidal tendencies, says study
- Muslim man removed from flight after attendant announced, 'Mohamed Ahmed, I will be watching you'
- Russia Doping: A chronology of major events
- 120 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in wide-scale operations by Afghan army, cops
- China, Pakistan launch first joint border patrols near Xinjiang