Saharanpur, March 6: A man allegedly attempted suicide after he was thrashed and forced to drink urine in Indira Colony in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district after the village panchayat accused him of having an illicit relationship with a girl. The man was admitted to hospital. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Major Fire Breaks Out at Chemical Factory in Meerut, 6 Fire Tenders on Spot

“I was thrashed and forcefully made to drink urine. They accused me of having an illicit relation with a girl but I do not even know her. Even the girl doesn’t know me. I fear for my life now. I want police action as soon as possible,” said the man who was beaten up. Also Read - Noida: Decomposed Body of 10-year-old Boy Found at Construction Site Days After he Went Missing

Police assured that the action will be taken against the culprit in the case. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: CBI Raids BSP MLA Vinay Shankar Tiwari's Premises in Bank Fraud Case Worth Rs 754 Crore

“We have the information that he was beaten up and is currently in hospital. We have taken his statement. SHO has been asked to begin an investigation. Action will be taken,” said Saharanpur SP Babloo Kumar.