09/09/2018 1:44 PM IST | Updated 09/09/2018 1:49 PM IST

Dalit Youth Beaten To Death In Uttar Pradesh

He had injuries to his head.

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Muzaffarnagar — A 20-year-old Dalit youth was beaten to death by unidentified persons at Budhana town here, police said on Sunday.

The youth went missing on Friday and his body was found in a field a day after, Station House Officer (SHO)Perbhaker Kentura said.

He said a case was registered against unidentified persons based on a complaint by the youth's father Ram Kishan .

The deceased, identified as Kapil, had injuries to his head, the SHO said, adding that the body was handover after post mortem.

The youth's family members staged a protest on Saturday and demanded the immediate arrest of the perpetrators, police said.