The Hush Post | 13:30 | One-minute read
In Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur a 24-year-old youth was allegedly lynched by the family of his girlfriend when both were found in a compromising position.
The incident took place on Sunday, June 2. According to the local police, Suraj Pal, a resident of Sherpur village, was caught with her girlfriend in her room. The girl’s brother Gautam caught them in a compromising state. Before the girl’s brother could have reacted, an agitated Suraj allegedly fired at him.
The girl’s brother got severely injured but managed to raise an alarm. On insinuation of the girl’s family, other villagers too thrashed the victim badly. Suraj was beaten with rods, sticks and sharp-edged weapons.
Police added that before Suraj could be rushed to a hospital, he succumbed to his head injuries.
On the other hand, girl’s brother Gautam has been admitted in a hospital in Lucknow where his treatment is underway.
A case has been registered against six people including girl’s father and brothers. Meanwhile Suraj body has been sent for post-mortem.