Odisha: Minor beaten to death by friend’s mom over Rs 500

Baripada: A 14-year-old boy has been beaten to demise in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj dist. by this mom of his own friend who suspected him of having stolen INR 500, police officer said on Wed..

The incident happened in Kiapanoposhi village within the Karanjia PS (police station) region, they stated.

Rajan Behera, a student of class 7, had gone to his own friend’s home on Tue. & repatriated house after sometime.

His own friend’s mom, who has been far away when Rajan toured their own home, identified that INR 500 has been missing after she repatriated, police officer said.

The lady 1st inquired his own son & afterwards named Rajan when she learnt regarding his own check throughout her absence, Satyanarayan Kola, the interrogating official, stated.

The boy has been reportedly thrashed by this lady, detected as Sasmita Behera (36), with a stick, he stated.

Rajan went back house & thereafter ceded to the wounds, Kola stated.

After being reported by this peasants, police lodged a complaint of killing under segment 302 of the IPC on Wed., & a postmortem has been held, he stated.

The lady has been detained on the basis of the preliminary investigation, he added further.