Jhapa, August 20
An elderly person, who had been seriously injured after he was attacked on the head with a hammer, died last evening.
Sixty-five-year-old Prem Lakandri of Jhapa’s Mechi Nagar Municipality-9 Krishi settlement was seriously injured after a fellow villager Tej Bahadur Limbu, 63, who was drunk, hit him on the head with a hammer on Friday.
Lakandri died at Birtamod-based B & C Hospital in the course of treatment. Police have arrested Tej Bahadur and said they were yet to find out the reason behind the fatal attack.
A version of this article appears in print on August 21, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.