Teenager beaten to death

Bareilly: A teenager was beaten to death and another seriously injured allegedly by a former village head and his family on the suspicion that they helped a youth entice his daughter in Aonla area.

Police said today that Rajneesh (18) and Satyendra (13) were tied to a tree and beaten up with a hunter by former village head Preetpal and his sons in Bajheda area yesterday. Rajneesh and Satyendra were seriously injured and were rushed to a hospital where former was declared dead, police said.

Senior Superintendent of Police S Gupta said Preetpal`s daughter Rajni had left home a few days back and he suspected that Rajneesh and Satyendra had helped another youth in enticing her. An FIR has been lodged against four persons in this connection, he said.