Man beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh

Pratapgarh (UP), Mar 27 (PTI) A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a few unidentified men after he allegedly took sugarcane from their field, police said on Saturday.

Additional Superintendent of Police Surendra Dwivedi said Dhirendra Bahadur Singh's body was found on a road outside Peethapur village.

'Singh had gone to an agriculture field to take sugarcane around 9 when some persons beat him up with sticks, resulting in his death,' he said.

The body has been sent for postmortem, police added. PTI CORR NAV SNE