Death after clash sparks communal tension in Muzaffarnagar

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Muzaffarnagar
  • Updated: May 15, 2015 01:43 IST

Tension gripped Muzaffarnagar district following a clash between two people of different communities, resulting in the death of one on Thursday in Dahakheri village under Sikhera police station area.

Police force from nearby police stations was rushed to the village to prevent any further untoward incident.

The incident took place following a minor argument between one Sanjeev and Rashid of the same village over payment of a mobile phone.

The argument soon turned into a fight and Sanjeev allegedly hit Rashid with a spade resulting in his death.

Soon, members of the deceased's community reached the police station and gheraoed it demanding arrest of the culprit. The situation was reportedly tense till last reports came in.

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