Sweeper beaten to death in Gurugram over a fight between his brother and relatives

The accused had allegedly beaten him up with sticks when he went to resolve a fight between his brother and his brother-in-law during Holi celebrations

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New Delhi, March 19

A sweeper was allegedly beaten to death after an argument during a Holi celebration in Gururgram. 

The deceased has been identified as Rajendra, a resident of Kanhai village near sector 45. He worked as a sweeper there. 

The police said that the incident took place at around 2.30 pm and was reported at 4 pm to the police.

The five accused have been identified as Mithun, Ravi, Rinku, Vivek and Ashu and police have begun a manhunt for them.

The police said that Rajendra and his three brothers Ravinder, Aman and Sonu were celebrating Holi in Kanhai with some relatives when Sonu had an argument with his brother-in-law Mithun. Rajendra went to meet Mithun to resolve the matter when Mithun and his accomplices attacked Rajendra with sticks and bricks. 

The police added that when others hear the cries and rushed to help, Ravinder was also beaten up. The accused then fled the spot.

Rajendra was rushed to Gurugram civil hospital in sector 10 where doctors declared him brought dead.

The FIR was registered under Sections 147 (rioting), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object) and 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code. 

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