Bhubaneswar: In a heartrending incident, a 12-year-old boy was reportedly killed after being severely beaten by his friends at Lahanda village under the Joda police limits in Keonjhar district last night.
The deceased was identified as Chandan Munda.
According to reports, Chandan had gone to a nearby bazaar along with his two friend had gone to a nearby bazaar. As he didn’t return, family members searched him a lot. Finally, he was found in an unconscious state under a tree near a hill at the village end. While they were taking him to the Champua hospital, Chandan died on the way.
Acting on the complaint lodged by Chandan’s family members, the Joda police have started investigation.