Man thrashed to death in Itahari

Published On: January 2, 2017 12:23 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

ITAHARI, Jan 2: A gang of dacoits thrashed a man to death in Itahari on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as Dhan Bahadur Gurung, 57, of Sundar Dulari-6, Morang district.

Gurung was attacked with a wooden plank, according to police.

The dacoits had come in the middle of the night at a local petrol pump and asked him to open the door of his room.

Gurung, sensing danger, went on the roof and shouted for help.

Later, Gurung jumped off the roof and started to run away.

After hearing the man shouting, a group of locals head towards the petrol pump, but in the mean time the dacoits attacked Gurung with the flat timber.

Critically injured in the incident, Gurung was rushed to the Nobel Medical College, but breathed his last during the course of treatment.

One of the members of the gang, whose name is yet to be disclosed, was also seriously injured in the incident and is receiving treatment at a local hospital, it has been learnt.


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