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Private varsity official beaten to death in Meerut

Private varsity official beaten to death in Meerut

Meerut, Sep 14 (PTI) An official of a private university here was allegedly beaten to death by nine bike-borne assailants on Saturday, police said.Sanjay Gautam, 45, an official of the Subharti University was killed when he was returning home around 5 pm on his motorcycle, Circle Officer C Tripathi said.He was surrounded by nine bike-borne assailants near a cement godown on Baghpat Road. They tried to shoot him but the gun did not fire, he said.Gautam tried to flee but was caught by the assailants and beaten to death. The accused fled from the spot, he added.The body has been sent for post-mortem and a manhunt has been launched to nab the culprits, Tripathi said. PTI CORR DIV RCJ