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Recovery of dalit's body triggers protest

india Updated: Oct 17, 2009 17:41 IST

The recovery of the body of a dalit youth triggered protest by locals, who clashed with police in Kaptanganj police station area Azamgarh on Saturday.

The body of the youth, who had gone to a local fair on October 13 was recovered from an agriculture field on Saturday triggering protest by locals and family members, who alleged that he was murdered.

Alleging laxity, they staged a traffic jam near Budhanpur for over two hours and clashed with police and pelted stones at the policemen.

A case against unknown persons has been registered and investigations were on, police sources said.