Muslim man beaten to death in Jharkhand

New Delhi: A 50-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death in Sikni village of Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district on Tuesday evening on suspicion of theft.

A resident of Jariyo village, Shamshad Ansari was in Sikni, under Rajrappa Police Station, for some work when he was waylaid by a few people at an isolated spot, stripped and thrashed to death.

By the time the police arrived, Shamshad Ansari was dead. “The body will be handed over to the deceased’s family following an autopsy, which is in progress,” a police officer told the media over phone.

Ansari’s photographs accessed by the media showed several bruises on his body.

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