Meerut: The 69th Independence Day turned out to be black day for Meerut as reports arrived that An Army Jawan was killed by eve teasers for protecting a teenage girl from their clutches.
On Thursday night, the 31 year old Lance Naik Ved Mitra Chaudhary was lynched by a group of miscreants after he overpowered four eveteasers who were harassing a girl and forced them to flee. The four accused later returned with more men and attacked Chaudhary with rods and bricks.
He was severely injured in the incident and later succumbed to injuries. The incident has brought about a gloom in the area and the local people took to streets protesting against the incident and demanded strict punishment against the accused.