Elderly Man Dead After Group of ‘Drunk’ Youngsters Attacked Him in Broad Daylight for Money

By Jace Dela Cruz

Jun 15, 2024 05:01 AM EDT

A senior citizen in India has succumbed to injuries after being brutally attacked for money by a group of drunk young individuals. 

Senior Citizen in India Dies After He Was Hit in the Head

According to The Indian Express, the assault occurred on Thursday morning when Samir Roychoudhary was on a morning walk near Parihar Chowk at Aundh.

Following the attack, his family chose to donate his organs. Local police arrested 19-year-old Jay Sunil Ghengat and three minors involved in the incident. The attackers reportedly demanded money from the 77-year-old man and, when he refused, struck him on the head with a hard object.

He was initially treated at Medipoint Hospital before being transferred to Jupiter Hospital, where he was declared brain dead the next day. The liver and eyes of Samir, who retired from the Tata Motors Company, were donated.

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Suspects Try to Snatch Money From Senior Citizen in India

The three minors allegedly involved were sent to an observation home by the juvenile justice board. Police believed the suspects attacked Samir Roychoudhary for money to buy more alcohol.

Authorities continue to investigate if the attackers have committed similar crimes before. One of the minors had previously been arrested for attempted murder. 

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