The family members of a man who died on April 30 in a road accident in Talab Tillo area of the city, today staged a protest demonstration demanding justice and compensation.
The family members of the deceased Kewal Krishan Gupta, son of Ghsitoo Mal, a resident of Talab Tillo along with relatives and locals staged protest and blocked the road by putting the dead body on road for around 3 hours, said a press note issued here.
They alleged that the Kewal was murdered and was not killed in an accident.
The agitated family members said that on April 28, Kewal Krishan's scooter was hit by a speeding car. Locals of the area immediately shifted him to Government Medical College and Hospital from where doctors referred him to Naryan Hospital at Kakrayal, Katra for advance treatment, they said.
But during treatment, he succumbed to his injuries.
Protestors alleged that there is something fishy, as the police did not respond to their queries and is not working out the case properly.
"We need justice and the persons behind the alleged murder should be booked under law," they demanded.
Police and administration officials reached the spot and pacified the agitated family members who after getting assurances from police and administrative officials lifted the blockade and took the body for last rites.