A retired army officer was beaten to death in Amethi after being attacked by unidentified assailants, according to a report by TOI.

Source: Outlook India

The incident took place early morning on Sunday, 28th July, when 4 masked men entered the officer's house and tried to loot their belongings.

Source: Indian Express

Retd. Captain Aman Ullah and his wife were getting a new house constructed and visited their house to check the progress of the construction work.

Talking to TOI, Amethi SP. Rajesh Kumar said:

"Hearing some noise, Aman Ullah woke up and entered into a scuffle with them. The miscreants hit several blows on his head."
Source: India Today

The officer died on the spot after sustaining head injuries and reports suggest that the attackers fled away after looting some of the iron goods.