Aizawl: A hotel owner`s son was killed allegedly by his teenage employee in a hotel at Champhai in Mizoram, police said on Wednesday.
The body of Lalrinpuia (19), son of the hotel owner, was found early this morning in the corridor of the hotel with a deep injury on his neck, seemed to have been inflicted with a pointed and sharp weapon, they said.
The 16-year-old employee of the hotel was arrested from nearby Hmunhmeltha village where he had allegedly confessed to his crime before the president of the village council, police said.
The boy told the village council president that there was no hatred between him and Lalrinpuia, and he had killed him under the influence of an addictive substance, they said.
The accused is originally from neighbouring Manipur, police said.