Man hangs himself after video of him being thrashed appears online

The video shows him being beaten up for allegedly harassing a girl

By AP in Muzaffarnagar
  • Published 12.10.18, 12:40 PM
  • Updated 12.10.18, 12:41 PM
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A 20-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after a video of him being beaten up for allegedly harassing a girl in Muzaffarnagar surfaced online, police said Friday.

Kapil’s body was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in his house on Thursday, station house officer (SHO) Harsharan Sharma said.

He was thrashed for allegedly harassing a girl and the video of him being beaten up was uploaded online by someone, Sharma said.

His family members have claimed that he was innocent, the SHO said.

The matter is being investigated and a case registered at the New Mandi police station, he said.

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