A man allegedly ran his tractor over a 21-year-old youth of his village in Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh and trampled him to death out of old enmity, police said on Sunday. Dheer Singh of Bilganv Danda village under Chikasi police station of the district deliberately ran his tractor over Amit on Saturday on Seeing him coming on a motorcycle on the road on which he was driving the tractor, said Chikasi police station SHO Vinod Kumar.
Kumar said seeing the tractor coming from the opposite direction, Amit stopped his motorcycle on the edge of the road to let the heavy vehicle pass by but Singh deliberately ran his vehicle over him, trampling him under its wheels, said the SHO. Amit died on the spot, the SHO added.
During the preliminary probe into the matter, it was found that Amit had an argument with Singh a few days back over some old dispute. A case has been registered against Dheer Singh, and his tractor has been seized, the SHO said, adding efforts are on to nab the accused who is absconding.