A 29-year-old man was crushed to dying by a mob that accused him of getting into a pandal the place a spiritual ceremony was in progress in an inebriated situation, police stated on Thursday.
The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon close to Durga Mandir in Udham Singh Nagar district.
The sufferer, Johny Sagar, saved mendacity on the street outdoors the pandal, writhing in ache for practically three hours in a semi-conscious state however nobody got here to his rescue, police official DS Kunwar stated, citing CCTV footage of the spot.
When his plight caught the eye of some passersby, he was rushed to the district hospital, the place medical doctors declared him lifeless, he stated.
According to the police, the sufferer was drunk and he picked up an argument with the individuals within the pandal who then beat him and threw him out.
A case beneath part 302 (homicide) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered towards unidentified individuals on the premise of a grievance lodged by the sufferer’s spouse, the police official stated.
CCTV footage is being examined to establish the accused, he added.