Son of village head stabbed to death in clash

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 23:17

Muzaffarnagar: The son of a village head was
stabbed to death and six others injured when a clash broke out
during a panchayat meeting convened to hear a land dispute at
Bahupura village, police said today.

27-year-old Devraj, son of village head Padam Singh, was
stabbed to death while his two sons and a daughter were among
those injured when a group of people turned violent during the
community panchayat yesterday, Deputy SP Jawaherlal said.

The panchayat led by Singh was convened to decide the
land dispute between Radhey Lal and Hemraj at his residence.
After heated discussions, Hemraj and his family members turned
violent and killed Devraj, he said.

Police have registered a case of murder and attempt to
murder against Dharam Singh, relative of Hemraj, in this
connection.

The security has been tightened in the village to prevent
any untoward incident.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 23:17

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