Rape accused beaten to death by victim's brother

Last Updated: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 16:40 hrs

Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Taking revenge for his sister's rape, a man in Rajasthan kidnapped and beat to death the man accused of the crime Saturday, police said.

According to police, the incident occurred in Subhash Nagar in Bhilwara, some 250 km from Jaipur.

"A 22-year old girl had been kidnapped by Shankar Lal a week ago. As per a first information report registered by her with the police, Shankar Lal kept her hostage for two days and raped her several times," said Mandal Circle Officer Satish Kumar.

The officer said that the police had arrested Jagdish for helping Shankar Lal in keeping the girl hostage.

"However, Shankar Lal was on the run. As per Shankar Lal's family members, the girl's brother Shyam Lal kidnapped him today (Saturday) and then beat him to death," said the officer.

Shyam Lal has been arrested, the officer added.

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