Hyderabad, Jan 18: In a bizarre incident that took place in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, a drunk man from a village named Valasapalli slaughtered another human during an animal sacrifice on Sunday.
According to police, the accused, Chalapathi who was intoxicated during the on-going animal sacrifice ceremony, slit the throat of victim Suresh (35) instead of the goat that Suresh was holding.
The profusely bleeding victim was then rushed to the near by government hospital. However, after reaching the hospital Suresh succumbed to the injuries.
The incident took place during the Sankranti celebration where the locals sacrifice animals and offer them at the local Yellamma temple as a part of tradition every year. The victim has been arrested and an investigation has been launched into the incident, said the local police.