Man stabbed to death over old family enmity

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Mar 2018 10:49:35


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IN a heart-rending incident, a 40-year-old person was brutally stabbed to death by two assailants in Chanwaridand Gram Panchayat under Manendragarh police station limits. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Girdhari of Baigapara. Both the assailants including one minor are reported to be the siblings of the same village. The weapon used in the murder have been recovered, police sources informed.

According to police, Girdhari (now deceased) had enmity with the accused and his family over some issues. He had even complained about this to the police several times. It had irritated the accused. A similar complaint against the assailant was lodged by Girdhari to police last Saturday following which police had called Durgesh for enquiry. This time Durgesh had made up his mind to end the matter.At around 2 pm on Sunday, Girdhari along with his family had gone to Station road-based market. In the meantime, the accused along with his minor brother tried to sort out the issue with him. Unexpectedly, situation turned violent when 19-year-old assailant accompanied by brother attacked Girdhari with knife.

Durgesh succumbed to injuries on the spot. People who witnessed incident handed over the 19-year-old accused to police. His younger brother who had left the scene surrendered before police soon. He being minor was sent to Juvenile Justice Court for further legal processes. A case under sections 302 and 34 of Indian Penal Code has been registered.  Meanwhile, body was handed over to family members after post-mortem, the reports of which were awaited. Investigation was on till last reports.