Agra: A 20-year-old shoe worker died Monday after being severely beaten with iron rods in Agra`s Transport Nagar area, police said.
Suraj succumbed to the injuries after he was severely assaulted by criminals and history sheeters in Transport Nagar Sunday.
Meanwhile, police has registered a case against Baigon alias Yusuf and his three friends under SC/ST Act, arson and murder.
Two other family members, who were injured in the attack, remain critical, police said.
As a reaction, his family members and "basti-wallahs" came on the streets and blocked traffic for several hours past midnight.
They also torched a "khokha" and pelted stones on police.
Senior police officials were camping in the area and additional forces were deployed in the sensitive basties Monday.