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Elderly farmer dies after being assaulted by cop in Latur

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 60-year-old has died allegedly after being beaten up by a in district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Pandurang Martand, who hails from Chichondi village in Nilanga tehsil of the district, was allegedly assaulted by at a State Transport bus depot, an said.

Koli (58) punched Martand, a by profession, with his hands and feet, leaving him injured. The victim went home after the incident and was under medical treatment, he said.

What triggered the assault was not yet known, the added.

On March 12, he succumbed to injuries, his son Ram Martand (30) said in a complaint lodged with the police in the district, around 500km from here.

"Based on the complaint we registered an accidental death case at the We are investigating whether Martand's death was caused due to the attack," another senior police said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 23:20 IST