Dilip Saroj, a 26-year-old law student was beaten to death at a restaurant in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. Dilip and his friends were sitting on the stairs outside the restaurant, waiting for their order. Vijay Shankar Singh, who works with the Indian Railways, and his friends were going inside when he brushed against Dilip. The two groups were soon shouting at each other. Dilip Saroj was thrashed with a hockey stick, a broken pipe and bricks.
Dilip Saroj fell unconscious and died in hospital on Saturday morning. A waiter, Munna Chauhan, at Kalika restaurant has been arrested as he hit Dilip on his head with an iron rod, leading to his death. In the mobile phone clip that records the last few moments of Dilip’s life, he is lying on the steps of the restaurant. Two policemen have also been suspended for not taking action though their patrol car was just about 100 metres from the restaurant.