Kant Lal Mahto, 62, died after he was “beaten up brutally” by policemen at Bhorha village in Katra police station area of Muzaffarpur district.
Family members said succumbed to his injuries after being “beaten up brutally” by policemen at Bhorha village in Katra police station area of Muzaffarpur district, 70 km north of Patna, on Sunday morning.
In an FIR registered in connection with the incident, Mahto’s wife Sharda Devi has named Katra station house officer (SHO) Ratna Kumar, sub-inspector Nand Kumar Paswan and other policemen as accused. “All the policemen were in an inebriated condition when they reached our house. They took my son and his newly married wife out of the house. When my husband objected to it, they beat him up mercilessly. He received head injuries and died on the spot,” Devi alleged in the FIR.