A Tibetan refugee injured a man in Mitha Nala village on the outskirts of McLeod Ganj Town by stabbing him.
Police officials at McLeod Ganj police station said that a Tibetan refugee identified as Tenzin Woeser, 22, who was allegedly under the influence of intoxicants, stabbed Tilk Raj, resident of Mitha Nala area with a sharp-edged weapon.
“The Tibetan youth first had an argument with the victim who was returning from a family function. The matter was settled at that time with the intervention of local people,” said a police official.
“However, the enraged Tibetan youth later entered into the house of the victim and attacked him with a sharp- edged weapon and escaped from the scene,” he added. The victim sustained minor injuries on the head.
The police have registered a case into the incident under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code
(IPC) and the accused has been arrested.
The accused was on Wednesday produced in a local court from where he was sent to three-day police remand. The police are ascertaining the role of another Tibetan youth who was accompanying the accused at the time of incident.