In a shocking incident, 16-year-old teenage boy was arrested for allegedly killing a 9-year-old, chopping the body into pieces, eating the flesh and drinking the blood in Karnail Singh Nagar of Dugri area of Ludhiana.
The incident was noticed when the victim Deepu Kumar went missing after which his body was found dumped in a plot in the Dugri area on January 17.
Bhupinder Singh, Deputy Commissioner of police said in a statement, “This is a case of cannibalism as the boy craves for human flesh. He told us that he would often want to eat raw chicken. At times he even craved to eat his own limbs”.
Adding further to this he said, “The accused said he lured Deepu with a kite string and took him to his house on January 17. His parents were not present at home at that time. He strangulated Deepu to death”.
According to police, the accused strangled the victim, which was the prime reason of the cause of death, and then he cut his body into pieces with a sharp tool. After he took off the boy’s heart and threw it another side of the school campus. Although, Police has discovered the heart from the water tank.
However, the accused has been sent for the medical supervision and psychological tests.