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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 13:35 IST

Nagpuri singer David Minz thrashed to death in Ranchi for molesting mentally retarded girl

Mandar police station in-charge Vinay Kumar Yadav said that Minz was beaten to death with sticks on Thursday evening for allegedly molesting a mentally retarded

Apoorva Shukla
nagpuri singer killed in Ranchi
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Ranchi: Tribal singer David Minz was beaten to death for allegedly molesting a mentally retarded girl in Jharkhand's Ranchi district on Thursday, a police officer said on Saturday (December 16). 

The incident happened at Tatkundo village, some 30 km from the capital city Ranchi on Thursday evening, said Mandar sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Ankita Roy. The police have arrested three people in connection with the case. 

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Mandar police station in-charge Vinay Kumar Yadav said that Minz was beaten to death with sticks on Thursday evening for allegedly molesting a mentally retarded girl in the village, following which he was brought to Mandar referral hospital. 

After primary treatment, the singer was referred to Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi where he passed away during the treatment at around 11 in the night. 

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"Three persons of a family, all relatives of the girl, were involved in the crime and were arrested on complaints of the victim's wife. The three accused were sent to jail on Friday," Yadav said. 

 Minz used to sing in Nagpuri language and his several Nagpuri songs were hit on social media platforms. 

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(With PTI inputs) 

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 13:35 IST

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