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Man shot dead for demanding arrest of gangrape accused

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 45-year-old man was allegedly shot dead for demanding the arrest of some gangrape accused at Mandawar village here, police said today.

Mehraj, a wood trader by profession, was shot dead yesterday allegedly by two gangrape accused and their supporters, police said.

The police have registered a case against seven persons-- Bhura, Afzal, Mehtab, Yusuf, Farid, Hashim and Islam.

The accused are absconding, they said.

The investigation in the case is on.

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First Published: Mon, July 08 2013. 14:15 IST