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10-year-old boy shot dead for plucking mangoes

June 22,2018  

10-year-old boy shot dead for plucking mangoes
A 10-year-old boy was shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes at Pathraha village in Khagaria district on Thursday.......

PATNA: A 10-year-old boy was shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes at Pathraha village in Khagaria district on Thursday.

Gogri police station SHO Deepak Kumar Yadav said over the phone that Shergarh village native Satyam Kumar was shot in a mango orchard where some other children were also playing.

“Satyam’s father Makuni Yadav (38) has alleged his child was shot for plucking mangoes. The other children fled from the spot and informed the villagers,” said the SHO.

Makuni has named orchard watchman Ramashish Yadav (43) as the accused. He was absconding, the police officer said no empty cartridge or firearm was recovered from spot. “Probe is on, and we will know the truth soon,” he said.