Kochi, Jun 8 : A youth hacked his friend for falling in love with his sister at Muvattupuzha here, police sources said on Monday. The accused, identified as Basil Eldhos (22), was not happy with the relationship of his sister with Akhil Sivan, who belongs to a Dalit community, and also Basil's friend and school mate.
Eldhos, along with a 17-year-old boy, attacked Akhil who came to a shop along with his friend on Sunday night. Eldhos hacked Akhil with a machete on the right hand and fled from the scene. Akhil was admitted at a hospital in Muvattupuzha. Police apprehended the boy who is the second accused. (UNI)