Elderly man beaten to death in Sonbhadra
Sonbhadra: A 70-year-old gram panchayat member Laxman was allegedly beaten to death by a local resident at Gothani village in Jugail police station area of the district on Thursday. The police launched a manhunt to nab the absconding accused.
According to reports, Laxman was monitoring the earthwork at the construction site of stadium when he was attacked by one Shivavachan with a stick. He sustained grave injuries in this attack, and the accused fled from the scene. His family members took him to the Chopan community health centre, where doctors declared him dead.
Jugail SO Vinod Kumar Singh said that on the complaint of the deceased’s brother Premchand an FIR has been lodged against Shivavachan. The police launched a manhunt to nab him.