Death of Dalit youth beaten in Ambedkar Nagar, family accuses police

Police in Ambedkarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, have been accused of killing a young Dalit man by beating him to death. They’ve filed a complaint with police alleging that the deceased was beaten and tortured. The police, on the other hand, deny any involvement in the beating. The death of a young man from Azamgarh in custody in Ambedkar Nagar has also been reported recently.

Ambedkaranagar’s Tanda police station registered a case against the 45-year-old son of Niranjan, who lives in the Kodara village of Tanda police station area, and the police arrested him on March 24 after giving bail to his 45-year-old brother Chandan on March 26. As of this writing, Chandan’s health suddenly deteriorated after he was released from police custody on March 28. Because of Chandan’s deteriorating health, the family was taking him to the hospital, where he died on the way.

Chandan’s wife, Urmila, claims that Chandan told her that he had been beaten up in custody by the police when he returned home.

Chandan’s family members said that he was covered in deep bruises.

Tanda Kotwali police, the family claims, took a 32,00 rupee bribe after the capture through broker Ajay Chaurasia to flee the area.

When Chandan died on the way to the hospital, his wife, Urmila, is said to have suffered severe injuries to her husband as a result of police beatings, causing his condition to suddenly deteriorate.

In order to file a complaint against the perpetrators, Urmila has stayed in the police station for two days.

The police, on the other hand, denied that the woman had been beaten.

According to authorities, Chandan was detained on March 26 in connection with a case filed in Tanda Kotwali.

Before charging Shantibhang, the police conducted a health check at the CHC, which did not reveal any injuries.

Chandan allegedly attended a village banquet after being released on bail, according to police.

After this, his health deteriorated and he died.

The postmortem examination has found no evidence of trauma or other abnormalities, according to the police.


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