Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : Police on November 23, 2020, arrested seven persons of Harkhahi Mathia village under Krishnabrahm police station in Buxar district  and sent them to jail in connection with murder of Vimlesh Giri of the village.

Buxar SP Neeraj Kumar Singh on November 23 said that Vimlesh Giri,son of Janardan Giri of village Harkhahi Mathia, left his house after receiving a call from someone on his mobile on November 12, 2020, evening. When he he did not return home till late, his family members searched for him everywhere but failed to locate him. Meanwhile, police recovered his body from a garden at the village in the morning on November 13, 2020, morning.

Police lodged an FIR in this connection and started investigating into the incident. During investigation, police arrested Sanoj Giri and Mantu Giri of the village and interrogated them. They confessed before police that Ashwini Puri alias Soni, son of late Sitaram Puri of Harkhahi Mathia, had hatched conspiracy to kill Vimlesh Giri. They said that Vimlesh Giri allegedly had illicit relation with one of the relatives of Ashwini Puri while Mantu Giri had illicit relation with a relative of Vimlesh Giri and that was the bone of contention in between Vimlesh Giri, Mantu Giri and Ashwini Puri. To settle his score, Ashwini Puri hatched plan and at his behest,Sanoj Giri and Mantu Giri colled Vimlesh Giri in the garden and lynched and stabbed him to death.