Hatton, Dec 10 (Daily Mirror) - A 67-year-old man, who served as the watchman of a church in Hatton, was brutally hacked to death during an attempt to steal cash from the church's donation box.
The Hatton Police initiated investigations following a tip on the suspicious death of the church watchman near the railway station road in Hatton last morning.
Preliminary investigations revealed that an unidentified assailant had entered the church premises and attacked the guard with a weapon, resulting in his tragic demise.
Police suspect that the primary motive behind the incident was to break into the donation box and steal the collected funds.
The incident has been captured on the church's CCTV footage.
The victim was identified as a resident of Hatton.