Ranchi : A youth accused of murder was beaten to death by villagers in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Saturday, the police said.
According to the police, Suresh Marandi, 18, was one of the seven persons accused of killing a youth in Giridih district.
On June 4, 32-year-old Heeralal Kisku was murdered over a land dispute in the Visunpur panchayat under Pirtand block in Giridih distrsict. Seven people, including Marandi, were made accused in the crime.
On Friday, the family members of Kisku came to know that Marandi, who was absconding, had come home. On Saturday, the family members of Kisku, along with other villagers, attacked Marandi’s house with bows and arrows and sticks, thrashing Marandi to death.
A villager informed the police about the incident. The police rushed to the village and saved two of Marandi’s family members.
Senior police officers and officials from the district administration are camping in the village.