Mangaluru Metropolis Police Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a 45-year-old man, the daddy of a minor boy who allegedly killed his teenager pal after a spat over a online game on Sunday.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Regulation and Order) Hariram Shankar instructed Indianexpress.com that Santhosh, a lorry driver, was arrested by Ullal police below expenses of abetment by aiding.
“Santhosh was knowledgeable of the incident that happened on Saturday night time proper when his 17-year-old son returned house sporting blood-stained garments. Nonetheless, the person requested his son to cover the shirt in a nook of a cabinet in the home. He additionally requested his son to not inform anyone in regards to the incident,” Shankar defined.
The police had discovered the physique of a twelve-year-old boy at a college floor 500 metres away from his home on Sunday morning.
Metropolis Police Commissioner N Shashikumar had then mentioned that the boy had died after an argument over the net sport led to them hitting one another with stones. “It seems that the accused, in a second of fury, hit the sufferer on the face with a stone. We consider that as he collapsed and began bleeding profusely, the accused dragged him to a nook of the bottom and fled,” Shashikumar mentioned.
The 17-year-old boy, prime accused within the case, was on Monday produced earlier than the Juvenile Justice Board, after which he was remanded for 14 days. A case was filed on Sunday after a grievance raised by the sufferer’s father, who additionally works as a lorry driver.
When requested whether or not the sufferer’s father and the accused’s father knew one another, DCP Shankar mentioned, “We don’t suppose so. The boys had met one another at a cell store some three months again after which they started taking part in PUBG in opposition to one another.”
In the meantime, Ullal police added that extra details associated to the case can be ascertained solely after additional interrogation of the accused.