The deceased has been identified as Shukura Munda of the same village.
According to the information, Shukura’s nephew was working as a tractor driver for the accused cop identified as Bapi Singh, who lives next door. However, a dispute occurred between Shukura’s nephew and the accused over non-payment of salary yesterday.
After Shukura reached the jawan’s house to negotiate, a verbal duel erupted between the duo over the issue. As the argument escalated Bapi took out a wooden plank and hit Shukura on his head.
The victim died on the spot due to the grievous injury, says report.
Local police has launched an investigation into the killing based on the complaint of Shukura’s family.