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Seven-year-old burnt alive in Chhattisgarh

A seven-year-old boy was burnt alive over a family feud in a village in Chhattisgarh's Koria district, police said on Friday.

india Updated: Mar 13, 2009 13:12 IST
IANS

A seven-year-old boy was burnt alive over a family feud in a village in Chhattisgarh's Koria district, police said on Friday.

Vikas was killed in Bairdand village late on Wednesday, allegedly by 22-year-old Balakram, who wanted to take revenge against the child's uncle.

The victim's uncle had married Balakram's sister and then left her, District Superintendent of Police OP Pal told IANS on phone. Koria is about 450 km from state capital Raipur.

Pal said Balakram had been arrested.

First Published: Mar 13, 2009 13:11 IST