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Man hacked to death, attacker roughed up by mob

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A man was hacked to death on Saturday and another suffered injuries when he tried to stop the attacker at Metiabruz area here, police said.

The incident, which could be a fallout of a previous enmity, took place at Rajabagan locality in the area, a police said.

The man was declared dead at hospital, he said.

A mob later chased the accused and beat him up, and handed him over to police along with the weapon, the said.

The person who tried to stop the attacker suffered stab wounds on his back and chest, the said, adding, both him and the accused have been taken to a state-run hospital.

A police team has been deployed in the area.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 23:30 IST