02/05/2017 4:10 PM IST | Updated 02/05/2017 4:12 PM IST

Muslim Man Beaten To Death By Alleged Right-Wing Activists In UP's Bulandshahr District

Victim’s relative was accused of kidnapping an 18-year-old Hindu girl.

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BULANDSHAHR -- A 45-year-old man was on Tuesday beaten to death allegedly by members of a right-wing militant group.

The victim was identified as Ghulam Mohammad, a resident of Sohi village under the Pahasu Police Station.

Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Arvind Kumar Mishra said a 19-year-old man named Yusuf of Sohi had allegedly kidnapped an 18-year-old Hindu girl, a resident of village Fazalpur, also in the Pahasu area, on 27 April.

He said the activists saw Ghulam, who was distantly related to Yusuf, in a mango orchard, dragged him to a secluded spot and beat him to death.

The ADM said the men wanted to know about the whereabouts of Yusuf.

SP (City) Man Singh Chauhan said an FIR had been lodged against the "unidentified activists".

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