IMPHAL, Jun 4: In a shocking incident, a man was hacked to death by his elder brother with a machete at Irong Chesaba under Mayang Imphal police station yesterday night at around 10.
The deceased has been identified as Md Firoz Khan (64) s/o (L) Abdul Gani. He was hacked to death by his elder brother Md Abdul Latif (65).
Md Firoz Khan who received multiple injuries on his left face and palm in the attack was working as an IRB personnel while his elder brother is a former Pradhan. According to reports, a heated argument erupted between the two brothers over a dispute during which Md Abdul Latif took out a machete and hacked his younger brother to death. The two brothers shared a fragile relationship in the past and they often indulged in violent confrontation.
Md Firoz Khan had suffered a bullet injury after he was shot at by his elder brother. He was yet to recover fully from the injuries, the reports said.
While the dead body has been deposited at RIMS morgue for post mortem, a case has been registered in the police station concerned in connection with the incident.
The accused Md Abdul Latif at absconding at the time of filing this report.
Source: The Sangai Express