Constable stabbed to death, locals stage protest in Muzaffarnagar



Muzaffarnagar: A police constable was allegedly stabbed to death and robbed of his motorcycle following which the villagers held demonstration and blocked the Meerut-Karnal highway, police said Tuesday.

Constable Rajiv Kumar, who was posted at Lakhimpur Khiri district, was returning from his village yesterday when some unidentified persons attacked him with a sharp-edge weapon at Faguna police station area and decamped with his motorcycle, they said.

Kumar later succumbed to his injury, they said.

Agitated over the incident, the locals held demonstration and blocked the Meerut-Karnal highway, they said, adding the blockade was later lifted after the villagers were assured that the guilty will be nabbed soon.

A case has been registered in this regard, however no arrest has been made so far, police said.

PTI