Minor boy beaten to death by friends in Keonjhar
Keonjhar: A 12-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death by his friends following a trivial argument at Salachuan village under Mahulidian Police limits in Keonjhar district last night.
The shocking incident came to light after the deceased’s family members lodged a complaint with the police in this regard.
According to the complaint, the minor boy along with his friends had gone to Barakuti fair near their village last evening. While returning home, he had an argument with his friends over some issues.
Later, the minor boy’s friends beat him up, leaving him critically injured. He was rescued and rushed to Anandpur hospital where doctors declared him dead.
On the basis of the statement of the family members, the police have launched a probe into the matter.