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Sarpanch beaten to death in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Hoshiarpur 

A 42-year-old sarpanch of Lambra village was allegedly beaten to death by a fellow resident following a dispute over of trees, police said today.

Davinder Singh was seriously wounded when Manmohan Singh, alias Mohni, of his village allegedly assaulted him with a wooden stick last night, they said.

Singh succumbed to his injuries at a local civil hospital today, police said.

of station, Yadwinder Singh, said there was some dispute between Singh and Manmohan over of some trees near the house of the latter.

A case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code was registered in the station in this connection and police is searching the accused.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 17:10 IST