Madhya Pradesh: 30-year-old ragpicker stoned to death by three men, one arrested

BHOPAL: A 30-year-old woman was stoned to death by three men on Sunday. Talaiya police have arrested a man in connection with the incident while two of his accomplices are on the run.

Police have declared a reward of Rs 5,000 each on the information of the two accused.

Police said the deceased Bhuri Bai aka Lukko Bai was a rag picker. She used to smoke with a few other rag pickers in Yaadgare-Shahjahani Park.

The accused Rakesh Patel and the deceased was sitting in the park and were smoking at the time when a dispute broke out among them. In a rage, the accused picked a stone and hit Bhuri several times.

The police on being informed sent the body for post-mortem and arrested one of the accused. Sonu Joshi and Bhura are on the run, informed the police.

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