Vijayawada, Aug 6: An eight-year-old student was found murdered in a government-run hostel in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on Tuesday.
The body of Dasari Aditya, a Class 3 student, was found in a pool of blood in the washroom of a hostel, meant for the Backward Classes.
According to the police, some students found Aditya lying dead on the floor and alerted the hostel authorities, who then informed the police.
A police officer said the boy appeared to have a knife injury on the neck. Police shifted the body to a hospital for autopsy.
A case was registered and an investigation was underway.