A 62-year-old bus driver was bludgeoned to death by a man in Bulandshahr following which locals set the house of the accused on fire, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place yesterday in the Debai area. The deceased has been identified as Dabloo and the accused as Anees, Circle Officer (CO) Jitendra Singh said. Dabloo was repeatedly hit with a brick.
He died at a hospital in Aligarh, the officer said. The assailant has been arrested, the CO said. Police personnel has been deployed in the area to thwart any untoward incident, he said.