Knife attack reported at Mangan, accused absconding

Mangan, 04 Nov:

Pushpa Kr Subba, a resident of Chyan Dara, Singhik, North Sikkim, was attacked last night at around 9.30pm, allegedly by Tashi Lepcha of Lingdem, Dzongu.

The victim suffered stab wounds on his neck, head and back when he was attacked at Old Petrol Pump Road, Mangan Bazaar.

The victim’s statement was taken at the District Hospital and he identified Tashi Lepcha as his assailant. The accused [see accompanying foto] is absconding and lookout notices have been posted for his arrest.

The victim, meanwhile, has been referred to Gangtok for further treatment.