Teenager's hand chopped off: NHRC seeks report

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 20:55

New Delhi: The NHRC Tuesday asked a Tamil Nadu police officer to explain an incident in which a 17-year-old boy`s hand was chopped off by the husband of a village panchayat president.

According to news reports, the accused felt insulted when the victim didn`t stand up when the former went past him.

To avenge the insult, the husband of the panchayat president along with his two brothers cut off the victim`s hand.

"A notice has been issued to superintendent of police, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu calling for a report within two weeks," said a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) statement.

IANS

First Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 20:55

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