MUZAFFARNAGAR: Five policemen and three others were on Saturday asked to appear on September 17 before a sessions court here in connection with the deaths in 2003 of two youths — including a Dalit, Padem Singh — during their custody at the Budhana police station in the district.

A case was filed against the then Station House Officer of Budhana, Inspector Adesh Sharma, Sub-Inspector V. K. Tewatia, three constables — Brijesh, Pravin and Hafis — and three others. — PTI