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Man nabbed for eve-teasing ends life in MP police station, relatives allege he was beaten to death

Press Trust of India  |  Dhar (MP) 

A man who was brought to police station in Madhya Pradesh's district in connection with an eve-teasing case, allegedly hung himself in the bathroom there, police said today.

The man's uncle, however, claimed that he died after being beaten by police.

of Police Virendra Singh said (22) was brought to the police station yesterday evening after a girl alleged that she was teased by her.

"The man hung himself in the bathroom yesterday evening. We took him to where he died while undergoing treatment," the said.

He said police station in-charge and have been suspended after the incident.

Salim Pathan, the uncle of the deceased, however, alleged that it was a case of murder. He claimed that police personnel had beaten Sohaib to death and demanded that they be booked on the charge of murder.

Once the of the incident spread, several people gathered at the police station and staged a protest.

The SP said an inquiry had been instituted into Khan's death and further action would depend on the findings of the inquiry team.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 18:05 IST