5 arrested for murder in Gumla

Gumla:  Police has arrested five accused who were wanted in connection with a murder which had taken place a day earlier in Dadh Toli under the Jari Police Station area of this district.

The arrested have been identified as Mahru Oraon, Rajendra Oraon, Antresh Tirkey, Arjun Tirkey and Krishna Tirkey.

Police quoting the arrested said that the deceased Birsay Oraon had a dispute with others while having liquor after which in the heat of the moment Rajendra and Antresh attacked him with an axe due to which he died on the spot.

Later Mahru, Arjun and Krishan took out the body from the spot and threw it in a jungle while the head was thrown half a kilometre away. Police said that all the five have been forwarded to jail.

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