After killing the boy, the accused threw his body in a jungle & returned home
New Delhi, April 5 (Delhi Crown): In a shocking case, a 13-year-old boy allegedly killed an eight-year-old boy in Delhi’s Rohini area to take revenge after a small fight a couple of days ago.
According to a top cop, the victim’s family had approached the local police after he went missing on Saturday afternoon. He was last seen playing outside his house with his friend.
Initially, the police could not trace the boy but when they questioned his 13-year-old friend, they found out that the victim was taken to a jungle and killed, officials said.
Based on the statement of the victim’s mother, a case was registered under sections of kidnapping and the 13-year-old was questioned before he was detained.
“The juvenile revealed that he had killed the victim by hitting him with a stone and also took away his mobile phone,” DCP (Rohini) Pranav Tayal was quoted as saying.
The victim’s body and the mobile phone were recovered from a jungle area in Sohati village, near Rohini.
“The accused has been booked for murder and sent to an observation home. Our probe revealed that the juvenile had planned to assault the victim to settle scores, but fled after the victim died during the assault,” added Tayal.
“Before the incident the victim and the juvenile had fought with each other. The victim’s mother had lost some money and items, and the victim had allegedly blamed the accused for it leading to a fight between them. So, he planned to take revenge and hit him with a stone,” added the DCP.
“We have apprehended the boy and he along with his family members are being questioned further. Due counselling is being done,” DCP Tayal further said.
The victim boy’s parents work as site labourers and helpers in the area, police said.