Mans hands chopped for Rs 300 debt

Mans hands chopped for Rs 300 debt

By: || Updated: 02 Mar 2012 09:06 AM

Arwal/Gaya:  A
senior police officer has been asked to probe the complaint filed by a
daily wager Ram Sagar Chandravanshi that his hands were chopped off by
some persons after he failed to repay them the money he had taken from
them, police sources said. Chandravanshi (20) in his complaint had said
that he had borrowed Rs. 300 from some persons in his hometown (Arwal)
recently and his hands were chopped off when he failed to repay the money.

complaint has been lodged by police on the basis of the statement of
Chandravanshi who was undergoing treatment at the Patna Medical College
Hospital (PMCH) in Patna. DIG (Magadh Range) Nayyar Hasnain Khan said he
had asked the Arwal Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Naveen Jha to
head a special team to probe the complaint thoroughly.

would also ensure the recording of the statement of Chandravanshi and seek
opinions from medical experts about the nature of injuries that the victim
had suffered. On the basis of the complaint, six persons have been named
in the case.

Arwal SP Vimal Kumar had yesterday vehemently denied
the reports that Chandravanshi's hands were chopped off by some people
after he had expressed inability to repay the money that he had taken as
loan from them sometime back and said that the reports were found to be
'concocted' during preliminary investigation. Kumar further said that the
police had received information that Chandravanshi had "lost his hands
near Danapur in Patna in an accident on the railway track."

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