In a shocking incident, a man killed a woman teacher near her school in Seraikela-Kharswan district and beheads her. The man ran around with her severed head and then into a jungle 5 km away to escape the arrest as policemen and a mob was chasing him. Later, cops have arrested the man after two hours. The incident occurred when the mid-day meal was being served to the students of Khaprasai Primary School, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Seraikela, Avinash Kumar said.
Reportedly, it is said, the man identified as Hari Hembram, 26, is mentally challenged. The police had to save him from being attacked by the locals, and in the process, four policemen, including officer-in-charge of Seraikela police station Ranvijay Singh, were injured, he said.
The accused, Hari Hembram, lived alone nearby, entered the school premises dragged the 30-year-old teacher, Sukra Hesa, towards his house and beheaded her with a sword, the SDPO said. As soon as police were informed about the incident, the team reached the spot and found him carrying the severed head. A large number of people had gathered at the spot but they did not dare to go near him as he was also carrying two swords, Mr Singh said.
According to NDTV, Hari Hembram ran into a jungle near Hesel village, around 5 km from the school, chased by local people who pelted stones to the accused. He was found hiding in a bush, Mr Singh said.
After the accused was arrested, the mob started beating him up and the police found it difficult to save him. The accused was initially taken to Sadar Hospital and later shifted to MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur, the police officer said.