For reportedly lodging a complaint against the encroachment of forest land in Vidisha district, the husband of a Sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh was crushed to death under a tractor.
Santram Valmiki, who died in the district, was the husband of the sarpanch of Murwas village. On Thursday, he was mowed down by a tractor in broad daylight.
The murder of Santram has caused a stir in the community. Following the incident, Sironj MLA Umakant Sharma accused the police of failing to assist him. The MLA claimed that instead of rescuing the dead on the spot, the police were focused on saving the accused. The MLA arrived and surrounded the police station with a large crowd.