26-year-old student beaten with bricks and rods in Uttar Pradesh. After being thrashed badly he slipped into coma, later died on sunday.
Deceased was identified as Dilip Saroj. Saroj was pursuing LLB form Allahabad Degree College and lived at a rented room in Om Gayatri Nagar.
He was beaten at a restaurant near Laxmi Talkies in Old Katra area of the city last week, died on Sunday. Police lodged an FIR against six people, and the main accused, Munna Chauhan, was arrested after being identified from the CCTV footage obtained from the restaurant.
Saroj’s friend Sameer had thrown a party at a restaurant after he purchased a two-wheeler. Saroj, Sameer and two other friends Prakash and Siddharth had ordered food and were sitting on the stairs of the restaurant when Vijay Shankar Singh and his friends came for dinner, the police said.
Accidently singh’s feet touched Saroj, this incident led to exchange of blows the two groups started throwing chairs on each other. One of the flying chairs hit a waiter, Munna Chauhan. An enraged Chauhan then hit Saroj with a rod, the police said.
According to police, “As per the CCTV footage obtained from the restaurant, they attacked Saroj mercilessly in the restaurant. The accused, however, continued to hit him with rods and bricks in his head and body.”