Kasargod | A 8-year-old student was hacked to death by a man at Katlot in Kasargod district of Kerala today.
Police said the victim Fahad, a third standard student, who along with with other students, were on the way to Katlot Government Higher Secondary School, when the accused identified as Vijaya Kumar (35) attacked the children with a knife.
Fahad, who sustained serious wounds in the attack died on the spot, while other panicked children fled the scene.
Vijaya Kumar, who was earlier involved in a bomb hoax case, is mentally deranged, police added.
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