MAN BEATEN TO DEATH OVER PETTY DIS­PUTE

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Spotlight -

▪ Po­lice ar­rested a cou­ple for beat­ing their neigh­bour to death over a petty dis­pute in a Go­saiganj vil­lage on the city out­skirts here on Thurs­day.

▪ SO Go­saiganj Ajai Prakash Tri­pathi said the cou­ple was iden­ti­fied as Chan­drakesh and his wife Ki­ran while the vic­tim was iden­ti­fied as Prem Chand Rawat. He said the cou­ple and the vic­tim were neigh­bours and they en­tered into scuf­fle af­ter Rawat who was fill­ing petrol in his bike, re­fused to lend some to Chan­drakesh. Ag­i­tated over his de­nial, Chan­drakesh en­tered into scuf­fle with the vic­tim. He said the petty dis­pute ag­gra­vated when Chan­drakesh’s wife Ki­ran also got en­gaged into ver­bal duel with Rawat and the cou­ple to­gether at­tacked the vic­tim with cane and stick caus­ing him fa­tal in­jury on head.

▪ He said the vic­tim’s fam­ily mem­bers rushed him to a nearby pri­mary health cen­tre where he was de­clared brought dead. He said the cou­ple was im­me­di­ately ar­rested af­ter reg­is­ter­ing an FIR of mur­der against them.

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