Jharkhand: Mentally-disturbed man beheads woman-teacher; runs 5km with decapitated head
A mentally-challenged man was arrested after he beheaded a woman teacher near her school in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand on Tuesday and ran into a jungle 5km away carrying the severed head. The accused, identified as Hari Hembram (26), was arrested after two hours. The police had to save him from being lynched by the locals, and in the process, four policemen were injured.
The horrendous incident occurred while mid-day meal was being served
The incident occurred when the mid-day meal was being served to the students of Khaprasai Primary School, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Seraikela, Avinash Kumar said. Hembram, who is stated to be mentally challenged and lived alone nearby, entered the school premises dragged the teacher, Sukra Hesa (30), towards his house and beheaded her with a sword, the SDPO said.
Police found Hembram carrying decapitated head and two swords
On being informed, a police team reached the spot and found him carrying the severed head. A large number of people gathered around but no one dared to go near him as he was carrying two swords, Singh said. The officer-in-charge of Seraikela police station said they even thought of gunning-down the accused but could not do so due to the mob present there.
Mob pelted stones at Hembram and beat him up
Hembram ran into a jungle near Hesel village, around 5km from the school, chased by locals who pelted stones at the accused. He was found hiding in a bush. After Hembram was arrested, the mob started beating him up and the police found it difficult to save him. The accused was initially taken to Sadar Hospital and later shifted to MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur.