Home News Reports Uttar Pradesh: Man stoned to death by monkeys, family wants police to file an FIR

Uttar Pradesh: Man stoned to death by monkeys, family wants police to file an FIR

The Uttar Pradesh police are said to be in a dilemma as a bizarre case emerged where the family of a 70-year-old man who was allegedly stoned to death by monkeys have asked the police to file an FIR against the latter.

The incident took place on October 17 in Tikri village of the district. According to the circle police officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh, the deceased was sleeping near a pile of bricks when some monkeys jumped on the bricks. The pile of bricks collapsed and fell on Dharampal, leaving him injured. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

However, the deceased’s brother, Krishnapal Singh, had a different story to tell. In his complaint, he said that Dharampal was collecting woods for a havan (ritual wherein offerings are made into a consecrated fire) when he was attacked by the monkeys. Bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

- Advertisement - - article resumes -

Dharampal’s brother said that though a written complaint had been filed, the police were terming the incident as an ‘accidental death’. Angered by this the family claimed that they would meet the senior officials and request them to initiate an action in regard to the same.

Terming the family’s demand as illogical, the police have said filing of an FIR against the monkeys will make them an object of ridicule. The police have, however, sent Singh’s body for postmortem.

Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Advertisement

Big Story

The Kolkata police finally swung into action and arrested seven men: Sheik Rahit, Fardin Khan, Sk. Sabir Ali, Sk. Gani, Sk. Imran Ali, Sk. Wasim and Atif Khan, for allegedly harassing the complainant.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Anjana Om Kashyap heckles doctors and nurses in Bihar hospital

What you did in that ICU is not journalism, Anjana Om Kashyap, it is insensitive, creating a nuisance and endangering lives

A video came to light earlier where Anjana Om Kashyap, a senior journalist from the India Today group was seen heckling and questioning a doctor inside the ICU over the outbreak of Encephalitis in Bihar

After threatening Jesus to choose between her and Rakhi Sawant, Tanushree Dutta questions Modi’s ‘Ram Rajya’

The Mumbai police have recently filed a B Summary report, giving a clean chit to Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, in connection with actor Tanushree Dutta sexual harassment case

Rapper Hard Kaur goes mental on social media: Blames RSS Chief for terror attacks, calls Yogi ‘OrangeRapeMan’

Taran Kaur Dhillon, more popularly known by her stage name Hard Kaur, appears to have fallen over the edge.
Gujarat: Past karma will haunt Congress in fascinating Rajya Sabha bypoll irony

Gujarat: Past karma will haunt Congress in fascinating Rajya Sabha bypoll irony

The bypolls for the 2 vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat are going to be held shortly. The Congress has moved the SC, but given the clear precedents, it is quite clear that they have no chance of winning in court.
Read OpIndia.com's response to the defamation notice served by Swati Chaturvedi

That you have lost readership and your peers doubt you, is not our problem: Read our response to Swati Chaturvedi’s defamation notice

Recently, OpIndia.com got a legal notice from abusive media troll Swati Chaturvedi. At the onset, we would like to reiterate that such intimidatory tactics won't work with OpIndia.

As Swati Chaturvedi mourns the loss of her imaginary credibility, her past faff pieces come to haunt her

Even though she wants to put the blame on us, we can't possibly be held responsible if Swati Chaturvedi's peers doubt her 'credibility'.

On press freedom day, meet the ‘fearless’ journalist who interviewed Rahul Gandhi and said ‘Rafale has entered people’s blood’

Now, as if the India Today interview fiasco wasn't bad enough, another pliant journalist has got the "once in a lifetime" opportunity to interview Rahul Gandhi.

Man masturbates on woman and abuses before running away: See Kejriwal? Free rides won’t guarantee safety

The daily harassment women face while commuting in the Delhi metro just shows how 'free metro ride' does not ensure safety.
CBI has registered an FIR against Lawyer's Collective and Anand Grover, Jaising's husband

CBI files FIR against Indira Jaising’s NGO for FCRA violations, husband Anand Grover named too

Earlier in May, Indira Jaising, Anand Grover and Lawyers' Collective were issued a notice by the Supreme Court.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

170,860FansLike
149,636FollowersFollow
69,822SubscribersSubscribe
Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post