Khordha: In a shocking incident, a youth allegedly killed his cousin while he was in deep sleep and confessed his crime on the wall of his house at Simor village under Baghamari police outpost in Khordha district last night.
However, the accused has absconded after the incident. The deceased has been identified as Satyabrata Patra (25).
Sources said Satyabrata went to sleep after having diner last night. However, he was found in a pool of blood with his neck slit on the bed this morning. It is alleged that the accused youth, who happens to be Satyabrata’s cousin and was staying in the same house, killed the latter as he had been scolding him for liquor consumption.
Besides, a confession of the accused was also found written on the house wall mentioning that he killed Satyabrata as he had been torturing him on frequent occasions.
“I was being tortured by your son. I asked him what is hampering him if I am taking alcohol. I could not bear when he started beating me last night. I killed him,” the accused wrote in his confession on the wall.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and began an investigation into the incident.