Jaipur: A 55-year-old man in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh was allegedly beaten to death by municipal council employees after he tried to stop them from clicking photographs of women defecating in the open.
As per sources, he was allegedly kicked, punched and beaten with a stick. He died later at a hospital. The autopsy report says he died of heart failure.
The incident happened near Bagwasa Kachi Basti area on Friday around 6.30 am when a few women had gone to relieve themselves.
A case of murder has been registered against the accused, but no arrests have been made so far.
The officials of Pratapgarh town municipality were on their morning tour of the area when they saw the women excreting in the open. When they started taking their photographs, Zafar Khan intervened and told them not to take their pictures.
The police have deployed personnel to maintain law and order in the area.