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Men posing as journalists beat home guard to death

A Home Guard was beaten to death tonight by four men claiming to be journalists when he refused to allow a car carrying them as also an autorickshaw to cross a traffic barricade at Vasundhara area here.

india Updated: Jul 14, 2012 00:16 IST

A Home Guard was beaten to death tonight by four men claiming to be journalists when he refused to allow a car carrying them as also an autorickshaw to cross a traffic barricade at Vasundhara area here.

Vimal Tiwari (32) was on duty at the Vasundhara traffic signal when the four men came in a car and asked Tiwari to allow them as also an auto to cross the barricade set up to regulate traffic flow on a route used by 'kanwariyas' (followers of Lord Shiva).

When Tiwari refused to comply, he was beaten up. The men fled from the scene soon after.

Tiwari was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed during treatment.

Inspector of Indirapuram Police Station, Gorakh Nath, said two cases have been registered and police are looking for the absconding men.