Sitamarhi: A jeweller was stabbed to death at his home in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district during a failed robbery attempt, police said on Wednesday.

Ramchandra Sah alias Babaji was hacked to death at his station road residence under Pupri police station by Sanjay Sah, Dashrath Sah and Amar Sah, whom the victim had invited for dinner on Tuesday night.

After partaking off their meal, the three began looting jewellery and other valuables to which Ramchandra protested and raised an alarm.

The three then repeatedly stabbed Ramchandra killing him on the spot.