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Man stoned to death in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Pakur (Jharkhand) 

A man was stoned death by unidentified persons following a drunken brawl in district, police said Saturday.

The incident took place at Gutipara village under the jurisdiction of 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 station, a (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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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 11:50 IST