Godda: A 62 year old man was murdered inside his maize crop field located at Mali village under Muffasil Police Station area of this district. The deceased has been identified as Mahaprasad Mandal.
Police said that the man had yesterday night gone to irrigate his field when he was killed by unidentified assailants using a sharp-edged weapon. Upon receiving information Godda SP Shailendra Prasad Barnwal reached on the spot and inquired into the incident. The body has been sent for postmortem to Sadar Hospital.