Two men brutally beat former village head to death over Rs 20 dispute; Here's what happened

The incident occurred in Naugawan, within the jurisdiction of Ghorawal Kotwali area.

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New Delhi: A shocking incident unfolded on March 14th when two individuals from the same village allegedly assaulted the former village head. The altercation, stemming from a dispute over a meager sum of Rs 20, resulted in severe injuries to the victim.

Victim succumbs to injuries

The victim, identified as Lallu Kol, aged 60, sustained grave injuries from the assault and tragically passed away while undergoing treatment in Varanasi. His demise has sent shockwaves throughout the village, prompting widespread concern and unrest.

Police investigation underway

Upon receiving information from the victim's family members, law enforcement authorities swiftly intervened. The police have taken custody of the deceased's body and initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his untimely death.

Post-mortem examination ordered

In accordance with standard procedure, the body has been transferred to the district hospital for a thorough post-mortem examination. This step aims to uncover the exact cause of death and gather crucial forensic evidence crucial to the investigation.

Case details

The incident occurred in Naugawan, within the jurisdiction of Ghorawal Kotwali area. Tribhuvan Nath Tripathi, ASP Naxal, Sonbhadra, provided initial details regarding the case, indicating the gravity of the situation.

The brutal assault and subsequent demise of the former village head over a trivial monetary dispute underscore the need for swift and decisive action to uphold law and order in communities. As the investigation progresses, authorities are committed to ensuring that justice is served for the victim and his grieving family.