Dalit youth killed for affair with upper-caste girl

Dalit youth killed for affair with upper-caste girl
Mainpuri, UP: A Dalit youth was killed and his body dumped in a park in Kotwali area allegedly over a love affair with an upper caste girl, police sources said on Thusday.

The body of Vikesh (22), an intermediate student who had been missing since Wednesday evening, was recovered from the park on Debvi Road on Thursday morning, Superintendent of Police (SP) Happy Guptan said.

The SP said Vikesh was having an affair with Meenakshi Sharma who was already engaged to another youth Shiv Mishra.

Vikesh left his house on Wednesday evening after receiving a call from Shiv, she said. Guptan said that on the basis of an FIR lodged by Vikesh's brother, the father and brother of Shiv have been detained while Shiva, Meenakshi and mother Madhu were absconding.