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One killed, 5 injured in clash over eve-teasing incident


Muzaffarnagar: A 40-year-old man was killed and five others were injured in a clash over alleged eve- teasing at Mantgharh village in Shamli district, the police said today. According to Circle Officer Sunil Tyagi, a woman was allegedly harassed by one Dara Singh and her husband objected to it. The confrontation between Singh and the husband, last night, turned into a violent clash in which others got involved. Sharp weapons and lathis were used in the clash.

Five persons, including three women, were injured. The rival groups belonged to the same community. The police has registered a case against several people, including Singh, who is the main accused in the case. Security has been tightened in the village and extra police has been deployed to ease the tension.