Friday, July 23, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Man stoned to death over relationship with Dalit woman

Man stoned to death over relationship with Dalit woman
Agencies Posted online: Thu Jul 22 2010, 13:16 hrs
Muzaffarnagar : In a suspected honour killing, a man involved in a
relationship with a Dalit woman was stoned to death allegedly by her
community members, police said on Thursday.
Forty eight-year-old widower Prem Singh of Thakur caste was in a
relationship with the woman for the past few years, which was opposed
by her community members, they said.

Singh was cornered near the woman's house in Umarpur village here last
evening and beaten to death after being attacked with bricks and
stones by a group of Dalit men, Deputy SP Rajesh Kumar said.

Police have registered a case against four accused - Rishipal, Ishwar,
Kala and Guddu - who are absconding and a search is going on to nab
them, he said, adding, security has been tightened in the village.

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