West Bengal: Man beheads vegetable hawker, flees with head

Buddheswar Pal got agitated after a quarrel with the hawker and beheaded him with a sharp weapon in full public view this afternoon, a senior police offer said.

By: Press Trust of India | Jhargram | Updated: June 7, 2015 10:16 pm

A 30-year-old vegetable hawker was beheaded allegedly by a man after an altercation at Kendrapara in Belpahari area of West Midnapore district on Sunday.

Buddheswar Pal got agitated after a quarrel with the hawker and beheaded him with a sharp weapon in full public view this afternoon, a senior police officer said.

Soon Pal ran into a forest carrying with him the severed head of the hawker, he said. Police recovered the torso and efforts were on to nab Pal.

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