Kid’s head severed; another’s throat slit in separate incidents

Bhubaneswar/Bhadrak: In barbaric incident, a severed head of a kid was found on the road connecting Dhamnagar and Dobala near Kuringa village in Bhadrak today.

According to sources, the gender of the deceased couldn’t be ascertained as the dismembered torso is yet to be recovered. A sharp object was used to hack the head off the body, informed sources. A cement bag was recovered from the spot and it is suspected that the crime was committed somewhere else and the head was dumped on the road.

The incident has triggered panic in the nearby area with large number of people gathering around the spot.

Till last reports came in police had not arrived at the spot.

In another gruesome incident, a five year old boy was recovered in critical condition with his throat slit at Satya Nagar slum in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.

The boy was initially admitted to Capital hospital and later shifted to Sishu Bhavan in Cuttack after his condition deteriorated.

According to sources, Akash, a Plus II student of the same slum is alleged to have committed the crime in an inebriated state. However, the reason behind the crime is yet to be known.

“We are currently collecting information from nearby areas on the possible reason behind such an act. Nothing concrete has been found out yet and more facts will come out only after further investigation,” said Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi.