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Dalit youth killed for praying in temple

February 09, 2007 16:50 IST

A Dalit youth had to pay with his life for praying at a Shiva temple antagonising the higher-caste Hindus.

While Radheshyam Jatav (26) was offering prayers at the temple at Dahapura village near Nayagaon in Bhind district on February 4, Dashrath Rathore reached there and prevented him from offering prayers.

Radheshyam, who was severely beaten up and kicked, was admitted to a private hospital at Gwalior, where he died on Thursday.

Police said the postmortem report was awaited, while the accused was absconding.