Shahjahanpur, Sep 30 (PTI) A 40-year-old man was beaten to death by 10 people in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur for allegedly abusing them in an inebriated state, police said Sunday. Also Read - All 15 Corona Hotspots In Uttar Pradesh To Be Sealed Till April 15, Masks Made Mandatory

The deceased, Bhagwan Das, was using abusive language while passing through the accused persons’ home which made them furious, Superintendent of Police (rural), Subhash Chandra Shakya said. Also Read - Youth Shot Dead in UP's Prayagraj, Blamed Tablighi Jamaat of Spreading COVID-19

Around 10 men attacked him with sticks, tied him to a bed and beat him, the police said, adding he died on the spot. The SP said a case has been registered in this connection against 10 people and five have been sent to jail. Also Read - Do Not Compel Students For Fee During Lockdown Period, Gautam Budh Nagar DM Directs Schools

The body has been sent for post-mortem, they said.

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