Man Killed After 2 Families Clash With Sticks, Swords In Rajasthan: Cops

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Man Killed After 2 Families Clash With Sticks, Swords In Rajasthan: Cops


Man Killed After 2 Families Clash With Sticks, Swords In Rajasthan: Cops

The fight escalated into a violent confrontation, the police said. (Representational)

Kota, Rajasthan:

A 45-year-old man was killed while another man was injured when two groups clashed with each other with sticks and swords in the Maradiya Basti area in Rajasthan’s Kota, police on Monday said.

Dhanraj Kevat, who was allegedly involved in the fight, succumbed to injuries in a hospital, they said.

FIRs were lodged against eight people from both groups under several sections, including that of murder and attempt to murder, police said.

A few of them were detained for interrogation on Monday, they said.

A fight had erupted on Sunday night between the Kevat family and the Bheel family, both neighbours, allegedly over repeated instances of harassing the women of the Kevat family by the members of the Bheel family, DSP and Circle Officer of the area Amer Singh said.

The Kevat family called one of their relatives, Dhanraj Kevat, a resident of Rangpur road, to their house to resolve the matter at around 9.30 pm, after that the fight escalated into a violent confrontation as both groups attacked each other with sticks, iron rods, and swords, he said.

Dhanraj Kevat and Dhannalal Bheel sustained injuries in the clash and were rushed to MBS hospital, where Dhanraj Kevat died due to injuries during treatment late Sunday night, while Dhannalal Bheel was still under treatment, he said.

Police lodged a case of murder against Dhannalal Bheel, Bherulal, Sonu, and two others. Three members of the Bheel family too were booked for attempt to murder under IPC and other sections of the SC/ST Act, the CO said.

The victim’s body was handed over to his family after a post-mortem on Monday morning and further investigation into the matter is underway, Mr Singh said.

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