Mansa (Punjab) [India], Oct. 11 (ANI
): A Dalit youth
district has been hacked to death
on the suspicion that he was acting as an informer for liquor contractors and the police and helping in exposing
illegal sale of liquor
in his area. Sukhchain Singh
, 20, a resident of Gharangna village, was allegedly beaten to death by seven people on Monday night. The mutilated body of Sukhchain was spotted near his home later.
As per the police, Sukhchain's killers chopped his left leg and might have taken it along.
Resham Singh (47), father of the deceased youth, in his complaint alleged that Sukhchain was brutally beaten up by sticks by seven people namely Kuljeet Singh, Balveer Singh, Hardeep Singh, Amandeep, Sadhu Singh, Sita Singh and Babreek Singh Resham Singh
, a labourer by profession, is a Mazbhi Sikh (Schedule caste).
The autopsy could not be conducted as the family said that they would not allow the examination till the lost limb was recovered.
A case has been registered under Sections 302, 148 and 149 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Kot Dhamu Police Station.
As per the local residents, Sukhchain also used to sell liquor illegal