75-year-old beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh for complaining about less ration

Apr 08, 2018, 12:10 IST | mid-day online desk

he woman, Aasi, had gone to bring ration from the fair price shop and she objected to being given less ration

Police have registered a case against three people. Representation pic
Police have registered a case against three people. Representation pic

A seventy-five-year-old woman was beaten to death in Muzzaffarnagar's Firazabad village for complaining about the low quantity of rations to a fair price shop owner. Based on a complaint by the deceased's son, a case has been registeredagainst three people, including the shop's owner Naseem, Bhura, Circle Officer (CO) Md Rizwan said.

The other accused in the case are Shamim and Janu. Nobody has been arrested yet, he said. The woman, Aasi, had gone to bring ration from the fair price shop and she objected to being given less ration. The accused confronted her and she was beaten to death by them, according to the FIR.

Tension prevailed in the village following the incident and people refused to hand over the body to police for several hours. The body was later sent for post mortem, the officer said.

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