In a gruesome incident, a 22-year- old man on Wednesday shot dead a girl's father after he objected to eve-teasing his daughter, and later in retaliation, the youth was lynched by locals at a village , police said. The incident took place in Jawali village at Loni.
According to police, the youth Sushil used to tease the girl, a student of class 11, every day. "Today, when the girl was returning home from school, Sushil accosted her in a nearby street and started teasing her. He followed her to her house. When the girl's father Satish saw that the boy was eve- teasing her daughter, he got furious and rebuked him, following which Sushil took out a pistol from his pocket and shot at him," a senior police officer said.
Satish was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival. Meanwhile, locals overpowered Sushil and thrashed him, resulting in his death, police said.
Man killed for objecting to molestation attempt on daughter, accused lynched by mob