New Delhi: 50-year-old Majid Ali was beaten to death for objecting to his daughter’s molestation by three youths identified as Madhav Nishad, Kallu and Golu in Madaniya village of Meja police station area in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh.
Ali’s daughter Sadiya on Sunday went to a nearby mango orchard. The aforementioned youths passed comments on her and forcefully caught her hand. She somehow managed to escape from their grip.
After she reached home and told her father about the incident, he along with his son went to the place of one youth. When they reached the place they were assaulted by the three youths and five others.
After being severely injured Ali escaped. But when he reached the door of his house he collapsed and died after some time.
According to media reports, the police have lodged a case against eight individuals including three women in connection with the attack. The women are mothers of the three main accused, Madhav Nishad, Kallu and Golu.
The three main accused have been arrested. The police said further action will be taken on the basis of post-mortem report.