Former Congress MLA's grandson beaten to death in Uttar Pradeshtext_fields
Mau, Uttar Pradesh: Himanshu Singh, the grandson of former MLA late Kedar Singh, was beaten to death in a village under Kopaganj Police Station area here on Sunday.
The 35-year-old was attacked in an old rivalry by seven-eight people in Mahuar village around 10pm on Saturday and left to die, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mau, Tribhuvan Nath Tripathi said.
The matter is being investigated and an FIR has been filed under relevant sections, the ASP said.
Police have sent the victim’s body for post mortem examination.
Late Kedar Singh was a Congress MLA in 1980 from Ghosi constituency.
On Saturday night, he had gone to a panchayat in Lairo Donwar village of Kopaganj Police Station area, where he had an argument with a group of people.
The group beat him with with sticks and left him half-dead in Mahuar village.
He died at a hospital where he was taken for treatment.
PTI with minor edits