Raipur: Principal of a high school has been murdered in Surguja region of Chhattisgarh, police officials said on Saturday.

Ramashankar Bhagat, Principal of the high school at Bataikela village under Sitapur police station area, was attacked by unidentified persons on Friday.

The 50-year-old teacher on his way to the school on a motorcycle when the assailants hit him with a stick and when he fell down, fatally assaulted him with sharp weapons, the officials said on phone.

The attackers managed to escape from the spot, they said, adding land dispute is suspected to be the reason behind the murder.

(Agencies)

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