Berhampur: In a horrific incident, a 15-year-old boy was killed by his cousin at Buguda area Ganjam district today.
The deceased boy identified as Nilu Patro had been staying at the house of accused Binod Patro after death of his parents.
According to sources, the two brothers had an altercation last evening . The situation turned violent when Binod, in a fit of rage, slit Nilu’s throat killing him on the spot. However, the exact reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained. On receiving the information, Buguda police reached the spot and arrested the accused. The cops also sent the body to hospital for post-mortem.
Binod is being prosecuted in connection with two murder cases and was recently released on bail, sources added.