Patna: A man, accused of killing several boys with stones during the past few months, was arrested from a locality under Digha police station area in Bihar's Patna district today.
Acting on a tip off, police raided the area and caught Kailash Prasad alias Nepali and recovered a heavy stone with which he had killed Monu Kumar (12) last night, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.
The body of Kumar was recovered from a mango orchard in a private school building this morning, he said.
The boy had been missing since last evening after going to a market to purchase milk, the SSP said.
The accused had killed several boys during the past couple of months with heavy stones after sodomising them, he said adding one Rahul Kumar was another victim at the hands of the killer recently.