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Man stoned to death over relationship with Dalit woman

Last Updated: Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 13:54

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected ‘horror killing’, a man involved in a relationship with a Dalit woman was stoned to death allegedly by her community members, police
said on Thursday.

Forty eight-year-old widower Prem Singh of Thakur caste was in a relationship with the woman for the past few years, which was opposed by her community members, they said.

Singh was cornered near the woman`s house in Umarpur village here last evening and beaten to death after being attacked with bricks and stones by a group of Dalit men,
Deputy SP Rajesh Kumar said.

Police have registered a case against four accused - Rishipal, Ishwar, Kala and Guddu - who are absconding and a search is going on to nab them, he said, adding, security has
been tightened in the village.


First Published: Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 13:54
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