Ranchi: In a bizarre incident in Ranchi, a man was first shot dead and then his killers beheaded him and took away his head with them, police said on Tuesday. Vinod Rawani was apparently murdered due to a family dispute.
Vinod Rawani, who had two wives, was living with his family at Ratu Bazar in Ranchi. Four unidentified assailants barged into his house late on Monday night and shot him dead. The family members did not resist as the intruders were armed.
The killers then beheaded Rawani, a vendor of cosmetics, and took away his head with them, police said.
An FIR has been lodged against three people. According to police sources, the killing might have taken place due to a family dispute. The body has been sent for post-mortem.
Story first published:
September 11, 2012 19:07 IST