A man was stoned death by unidentified persons following a drunken brawl in Pakur district, police said Saturday.
The incident took place at Gutipara village under the jurisdiction of Littipara police station, the police said.
The deceased was identified as Vakil Hembram, a resident of Labda village near Gutipara village, a police officer said.
Hembram had gone to Gutipara village on Thursday to watch a football match and did not return home, the police officer said, adding, the residents of Gutipara village saw Hembram's body on Friday morning and informed the police.
An FIR was lodged against unidentified persons at the Littipara police station, a Sub-Inspector (SI) of the police station, Sunil Sharma, said, adding, the police is trying to find out the motive behind Hembram's killing.
The body was sent for post-mortem examination.
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