A 17-year-old boy died of multiple injuries, days after he was thrashed by a few men who tried to rape his mother inside a shop in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.

The boy and his mother, residents of Dharampur village, had gone to a fodder shop owned by Rajendra Sah on November 15. There Sah’s son Pappu tried to rape his mother which the boy resisted. Pappu and a few of his friends then beat him up badly in which the boy sustained multiple injuries,” said Sahebganj SHO Dharmaveer Bharti, adding that the boy died at PMCH on Sunday.

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