Parassala: A man, who forcefully entered his neighbour’s house, slit the throat of 12-year-old boy here.
The man was irked after the boy’s mother asked him to leave the house.
The boy, Thambu alias Shine, son of Shaji and Sumalatha of Kanavila Veedu in Pottayil Kadayil near Parassala, is currently undergoing treatment.
The incident happened around 11.30 am on Sunday. Shine and Sumalatha were watching television when their neighbour Babu entered the house and sat on a chair. Displeased over his behaviour, Sumalatha asked him to leave, but he paid no attention.
Sumalatha further went to call her sister living nearby. In the meanwhile, Babu attacked Shine, who was lying on a mat on the floor, with a sharp weapon.
Shine managed to come out of the house and local residents rushed him to Parassala taluk hospital and further to Thiruvananthapuram medical college hospital. An emergency surgery was performed and doctor said Shine is out of danger.
Babu flee the spot after the incident. The infuriated local residents ransacked his house.
Babu, a mason by profession, has been staying alone here for the last six years. Locals say he was working in Kozhikode and used to arrive here during weekends.
The Pozhiyur police have registered a case.