Man found dead; three brothers accused of murder

Man found dead; three brothers accused of murder

Etah: A 52-year-old man was found dead in Aliganj area here, following which a complaint has been lodged against three persons accusing them of murdering him, police said today.

The victim, identified as Atar Singh, a resident of village Alaiyapur Danda was taken by three brothers — Dharmedra, Virendra and Kendrapal — of the same village under Kotwali Nayagaon, saying that fertiliser bags were taken from Aliganj, as per the complaint.

Believing the trio, Atar went with them taking his tractor trolly along, but did not return later. The family members then searched for him everywhere, and later saw Atar’s dead body lying close to road side near Nagaria crossing in kotwali Aliganj yesterday, police said.

An FIR in this connection has been filed after Ranglal, the brother of the deceased lodged a police case against the three persons. Personal enmity is said to be the motive behind the incident, Station House Officer, Kotwali Aliganj, Mukesh Kumar said.

No arrest ofhas been made so far in this connection, police added.