Haridwar: A 60-year-old man allegedly chopped off a finger of an eight-year-old dalit boy in Haridwar district when the latter inadvertantly stepped over a row of cowdung cakes kept for drying while playing with his friends.
Ramesh cut off the little finger of Aryan’s left hand in a fit of rage as the boy unknowingly stepped over and messed up the row of cowdung cakes kept by him outside his house, Luksar police station incharge Dinesh Kumar said.
The matter came to light when the boy’s father Rohtas Kumar rushed to the police station along with the boy and his chopped off finger immediately after the incident and registered a case against Ramesh Kumar and his 24-year-old son Shubham.
A search is on to nab the father-son duo, the official said.
The child was then rushed to the district hospital from where he was discharged after stitches being applied to his wound.