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Pilot condemns killing of man by municipal officials

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

chief Sachin Pilot today condemned the killing of a man in Pratapgarh district allegedly by municipal employees for objecting to their clicking photographs of women defecating in the open.

Pilot said the incident was unfortunate and condemnable and demanded a high level inquiry in the matter and strict action against the responsible employees and officers.

He alleged that people are forced to construct toilets without releasing of funds for the purpose in the BJP-ruled state.

The leader said the party had some time back exposed this with factual details.

55-year-old Zafar Khan was lynched by municipality employees in Pratapgarh yesterday whenhe tried to prevent them from taking photographs of women defecating in the open.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 19:57 IST