UP: Man found hanging from tree, his father alleges foul play

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Etah (UP), Feb 1 (PTI) A 30-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in Datai village in Mirhachi area here in a suspected case of murder, police said on Monday.

The body of Abhay Singh alias Chhote Chauhan was found hanging from a tree in the village on Sunday evening, they said.

Shishupal, the victim's father, alleged that Abhay went outside his house around 5 pm on Sunday and was killed and later hanged from the tree by some persons as he was aspiring to contest the village head post.

Police said a probe is on in the matter and the body has been sent for a post-mortem. PTI CORR ABN HDA