Uttar Pradesh : A 70 year old man was ‘stoned to death’ by monkeys in a village in UP’s Tikri district.
Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh told PTI that 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.
Stoned to death
Giving a different narrative, Krishnapal Singh, the brother of the deceased, in his complaint has said that Dharampal was collecting woods for a ‘havan’ when he was attacked by the monkeys. Bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital.
Man ‘stoned to death’ by monkeys
“We have submitted a written complaint against the monkeys who ‘stoned to death‘ our relative, but the police is terming it as an accident,” he said.
He said, they will now meet senior officials and request them to initiate action in this regard.