A 10-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Kochi, Kerala on Tuesday morning. The fifth standard student was stabbed 17 times around his neck by his neighbour.
While on the way back from buying milk, Risti John was attacked by Ajo Devassy, 40. Police have arrested Devassy and are of the opinion that he is mentally unsound.
Though Risti was taken to the hospital immediately after the incident, he was beyond help. Police informed that Devassy was being questioned. They are investigating whether Devassy is a drug addict and whether he was facing any problems at home. Devassy was earlier admitted to mental health centre by the police.