Lucknow: Three friends allegedly killed a 15-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj district following an argument over payment of Rs 115.
The incident took place in Ghughuli village on Thursday evening, said police sources. The victim was identified as Chandan.
He had a quarrel with his friends over the payment of Rs 115 bill after they had eggs from a street vendor.
According to police sources, the assailant trio took Chandan to Ahirauli village where they murdered him with some sharp weapon. After the murder, the trip escaped hidingteh body near the banks of the Chhoti Gandak River.
When Chandan did not return back home, his family members lodged a missing complaint with police on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday, investigating police officials unearthed Chandan’s body and nabbed his three friends involved in his murder.