In Roorkee, Uttarakhand, an egg seller was brutally beaten to death with a bucket over a minor dispute. On receiving information, police reached the spot. The police have taken the body into custody and sent it for post-mortem. Akash alias Shalu (35), resident of East Amber Pond of Ganganahar Kotwali area, is an egg seller near Shatabdi Dwar of IIT. On Monday night around 11 pm, Akash’s friend got into an argument with some youth. During a minor dispute, Akash reached the spot to settle his friend’s dispute. Meanwhile, the youth who were quarreling with their friend started attacking Akash.
He picked up a steel bucket kept nearby and attacked Akash on his chest and head, killing him. On receiving information, police reached the spot. The police took the body into custody and sent it for post-mortem. Roorkee police station’s senior sub-inspector Abhinav Sharma said that on the basis of the family’s complaint, a case has been registered against unknown attackers including accused Abhishek, son of Mehak Singh, resident of Bindu Kharak police station, Jhabreda. Police have recovered the bucket involved in the crime.
Questions raised on police lateness
According to the family members of deceased Akash, the police had reached the spot after getting information about the fight. But by then Akash was attacked by the attackers and seriously injured. Akash was taken to the Civil Hospital in a car for treatment. Where the doctors declared Akash dead during checkup. The family members allege that if the police had shown vigilance at the spot, all the attackers could have been caught. One attacker was caught by the family members and handed over to the police. If the police had realized the situation in time, perhaps Akash’s life could have been saved and all the attackers could have been caught in the night itself.
Was going to become a father after 3 months
After Akash’s death the entire family is scattered. The burden of family responsibilities was on Akash’s shoulders. However, Akash also has three brothers and one sister. But the family had only the sky to support them in every happiness and sorrow. Akash’s mother had passed away a long time ago. Akash’s wife is currently six months pregnant. There is also a two year old child. After a few months, a new sound of laughter is going to echo in the family. The wife is in bad condition and crying.