Schoolboy Murdered By ‘Drug Addicts’ In Bhubaneswar; Four Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Khandagiri police on Wednesday arrested four persons in connection with the alleged murder of a Class IX student at Bharatpur area in the Odisha capital.

According to police sources, the schoolboy had succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment in a private hospital the previous night.

The 14-year-old boy had sustained grievous injuries after allegedly being attacked by 10-12 miscreants with sharp weapons on September 2 while he had gone to buy groceries.

The mother of the deceased child, Ashwini, alleged that her son was attacked by a group of drug addicts after he refused to part with his money.

Police sources added that the four persons are being grilled and more arrests are likely.

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