Ground Report | New Delhi: Man chopped off labourer’s hands; man allegedly cut off the hand of a labourer when he demanded payment of his pending salary. The incident took place on Sunday in Dolmau village of Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh.
According to reports, three people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Shiv Kumar Verma said the victim, Ashok Saket, who belongs to a Scheduled Caste, earlier worked as a labourer in construction work for a Ganesh Mishra in Dolmau village.
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Reportedly, Mishra was delaying the payment of Saket’s dues. Saket and another person, resident of Padri village, had gone to meet Mishra for payment of wages.
Saket, a resident of Pastor village, and another person met Mishra on Saturday to resolve the matter. However, a heated argument broke out between them, after which Mishra and others allegedly attacked Saket with a sharp weapon and cut off one of his hands. The accused allegedly tried to hide the severed hand nearby, but it was later traced.
What actually Happened?
According to TheMookNayak on Saturday morning at 11.30, Ashok left the house saying that he has been called by Ganesh Mishra to pay wages. Ashok had also taken a friend with him. When Ashok reached there, Ganesh Mishra abused Ashok. According to Shivakumar, Ganesh Mishra said to Ashok, ‘Tum Sale Chamaar koi paisa nahi hai tumhara, Bhago Yahan se”. On this, when Ashok insisted to pay his wages, Ganesh brought out the sword from inside his house. Ganesh hit Ashok’s neck.
When Ashok put forward his hand to escape, his hand was cut off and fell. One ear is also cut off and there is a deep wound on the neck. After this, the friend accompanying Ashok in a bloody condition made him sit on the car and brought him to Sirmaur. He was treated here, but due to his condition being serious, he was referred to the district hospital. So far he has got 4 bottles of blood. The condition is serious.
Ashok has three small children. He runs family by working.
Police took the laborer to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital where a team of doctors rejoined the severed hand after surgery.
Doctors saying that the condition of the victim was critical due to excessive bleeding. (Man chopped off labourer’s hands)
Police have arrested Mishra and his brothers Ratnesh Mishra and Krishna Kumar Mishra. They have been booked under sections 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.