Ghazipur: Following the death of a youth over alleged police brutality, locals Monday created ruckus at Hansrajpur police outpost and torched a police jeep besides indulging in stone pelting.
The incident took place this afternoon when locals gathered at the police station with the dead body of the victim, Ghanshyam, who was allegedly picked up by police for questioning yesterday and was set free later in the night in serious condition.
He died during treatment in a hospital today, police said.
Demanding action against those responsible for Ghyanshyam`s death, locals started pelting stones at the outpost, set afire a hut and the jeep of Dullapur SHO.
Senior officials have reached the spot and heavy police force has been deployed in the area.