During interrogation, the boy revealed that his father and uncle (paternal aunt’s husband) had asked him to kill the boy.
The Hush Post: In yet another shocking incident from Bihar, a 12-yr-old boy from Araria district slit the throat of his 10-yr-old friend today as his father had asked him to do so. The accused has been arrested by the police.
During interrogation, the boy revealed that his father and uncle (paternal aunt’s husband) had asked him to kill the boy. The incident has been reported from Araria district’s Kursakanta area. According to the police the victim and the accused belonged to rival families and had a feud over a piece of land in the village. Though the exact reason is yet to be ascertained.
The accused was helped by another friend
The accused had lured the victim into a nearby field on the pretext of giving him some biscuits and then slit his throat with a sharp-edged knife. The boy was assisted by his friend in the crime who is at large after the incident. His father and uncle too are absconding.