NEW DELHI: On Monday, police said Nursing a grudge against a girl who had hit his younger sibling, an eight-year-old boy allegedly killed her toddler brother in South Delhi's Fatehpur Beri. Here it is to be noted that according to a senior police officer, the toddler's elder sister pushed the accused's younger brother a few days ago, due to which he fell down on the floor, leading to a minor swelling on the head.
Here it is to be noted that the accused was bearing a grudge against her since then and he killed the toddler to take revenge, police said. To be noted that according to senior cop Vijay Kumar, they were informed Saturday morning that a child had gone missing from his home. It is needed to mention here that during primary investigation, it was revealed that the missing child was a one-year-old toddler, the officer said.
However it is worth mention here that he was sleeping with his mother and sister on the roof of his house at Mandi village on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday and had gone missing from there between 1 am and 4 am, the Mr Kumar added. To be noted that meanwhile, another boy, who was a tenant in a neighbouring house, was also found missing, he said. Later, the body of the toddler was recovered from a drain near the house, Mr Kumar said. The body carried injury marks on the right eye, abdomen and leg. Blood was also dripping from the right ear. The toddler's body has been preserved at AIIMS mortuary, police said. It is to be noted that a case was registered at Fatehpur Beri police station and investigation was initiated, they said.
The accused boy, who was also missing, was traced on Saturday morning and was found involved in the incident, the DCP said. He will be produced before the Juvenile Justice Board, police said. A senior police officer said that the families of the toddler and the accused used to live in rented accommodations and their fathers are daily labourers.