Man killed over water in Uttar Pradesh

A middle-aged man was killed over filling water from a municipality tap in Uttar Pradesh’s Siddharthanagar town, police said.

Yaseen Khan, 40, was filling water from a municipality tap on Wednesday, when the incident took place, an officer said.

While filling water for his household chores he was confronted by some local bullies and beaten to death, added the officer.

Shortage

The district is facing unprecedented water crisis and serpentine queues are seen at many places.

The body has been sent for post-mortem.

An FIR was registered against three people — Sunil, Meghe and Alok, all residents of a nearby locality Kamarha, added police.

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