Two Dalit youths done to death at Sirsa village

SIRSA: Two dalit youths were allegedly murdered by members of the dominant community over an old dispute at Neemla village of Ellenabad subdivision in Sirsa, on Tuesday night.

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Two Dalit youths done to death at Sirsa village

Sirsa, September 30

Two dalit youths were allegedly murdered by members of the dominant community over an old dispute at Neemla village of Ellenabad subdivision in Sirsa, on Tuesday night.

The badly mutilated bodies of Kheta Ram (25) and Sandeep (28) were brought to Ellenabad hospital late last night and then shifted to Sirsa General Hospital for the postmortem.

The police has booked 11 persons by name and five other unidentified persons for murder under sections 302, 364, 148 and 149 of the IPC and sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act in this connection. “We have rounded up seven persons for questioning,” said Sirsa SP Ashwin Shenvi.

Sandeep’s father Bhadar Singh alleged when Sandeep, Kheta Ram, Sooraj and another youth were returning home in a car, when a Bolero accosted them near the village and its occupants kidnapped the two victims and later murdered them. —TNS

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