- An elderly man with his lips stitched together with a rope was found tied to a railway track in Palamu District of Jharkhand, India on Wednesday. He was rescued after villagers informed the police.
A 65-year-old man was rescued by the Jharkhand Police after he was found by villagers tied to a railway track with his lips sewed together with a rope. The elderly man accused his stepson of sewing his lips and tying him up to a railway track near Sigsigi cabin.
The shocking incident took place at Bhitihara village in Untari Road Block of Palamu District, India on Wednesday.
Bhola Ram, 65, told police that he had gone to the toilet late Tuesday night when his stepson along with two others caught him and beat him up. He said after thrashing him, the three men stitched his lips with a rope, tied his hands and legs and took him to a nearby railway track, where they tied him to railway sleepers.
“Around 11 pm, Bhola Ram said he was tied to a railway track while the others left.
“It was early in the morning when villagers saw a man tied up to the track. They immediately informed the police”.
As per reports, Bhola Ram’s second wife was also behind the incident.
Bhola Ram married for the second time in 2010 after his first wife passed away. There was trouble in their marriage and the matter had come up before a village council, known as panchayat six months back.
Police, meanwhile, said action will be taken against the accused. The case is under investigation.