A woman witness in a molestation case on Friday succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur after she, along with another witness, was brutally beaten up.
Four people have been arrested for allegedly beating up the witnesses, police said.
"The incident took place in Chakeri area. The accused in the molestation case of 2018 was out on bail. There was a dispute between the accused and the victim's family while the accused were drinking liquor. The accused along with other people attacked the two witnesses of the molestation case," Kanpur SSP Anant Dev Tiwari said.
He said, "In the attack, a woman was seriously injured and was admitted to the hospital. After spending over a week in the hospital, she succumbed to her injuries on Friday. Police arrested the four people."
Further investigation is underway, the SSP added.
In December last year, a woman was set on fire in Unnao by five men, including her alleged rapist who was out on bail. She was going to a court hearing when she was attacked.
(With ANI inputs)
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