GUWAHATI: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly beheaded an elderly man and walked into a police station with the severed head in Assam's Sonitpur district on August 15.
The incident was reported from Doyalpur in Rangapara area of the district.
According to reports the accused identified as Tuniram Madri, walked into Rangapara police station with the severed head inside a bag.
The deceased has been identified as one Hemram, aged 55. Police informed that Tuliram Madri killed Hemram over a dispute over Rs 500.
Hemran went to Madri to borrow Rs 500 from him, which Madri denied.Feeling insulted, Hemram threatened Madri, who, in a fit of rage, beheaded him with a machete, police informed.
Following the incident, the police detained the accused for further interogration.
In a similar incident reported from Madhya Pradesh, a man allegedly beheaded his 60-year-old maternal uncle over black magic suspicion and walked around two kilometers with his severed head and axe in hands in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh before being arrested by the police.
The incident occurred in Karimati village located in the jurisdiction of Jamodi police station, around 10 kms from the district headquarters, he said, adding that the 26-year-old accused suspected his uncle to be creating problems for him by performing black magic on him.
Jamodi police station in-charge Sheshmani Mishra said that the accused, Lalbahadur Gaud, went to his maternal uncle Maksudan Singh Gaud's house and hit him on the neck with an axe following an argument.
"The attack was so intense that his uncle's head got severed from the body," he said.
The accused said his uncle was creating problems for him through black magic and that he had asked him many times not to do so. However, his uncle was not ready to relent, the official said quoting the accused.