Dhubri, Sept. 4: An eight-year-boy was found stabbed to death at Choibari tea garden in Dhubri district today.
A source said Sobin Barman found his son, Jyotish, lying in a pool of blood on his bed when he opened the door to his son’s room around 10.30am today.
Sobin, who works in the garden as a sprayer, found multiple stab wounds on Jyotish’s body, the source said.
The brutal killing has left neighbours and garden workers rattled.
“We still can’t believe that this has happened. How cruel could the perpetrator be? It was a heartless crime,” a garden worker said.
When contacted, officer-in-charge of Chapor police station Pranjit Das confirmed the brutal nature of the crime.
“There were seven stab wounds on the body and the fingers were slit. It was a horrible scene. We are trying to gather clues, investigations are on and the perpetrator of this heinous crime will soon be behind bars,” he said.