In a shocking incident, a youth was allegedly beheaded by mistake during a ritual where goat was to be sacrificed.
The incident was reported at a village festival in Valasapalle hamlet near Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor last Sunday.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old man Suresh. He was holding the goat meant for sacrifice when the tragedy took place.
However, the priest ended up cutting the throat of Suresh instead of the goat, reports said.
Suresh was bleeding profusely and rushed to Madanpelle government hospital where he was declared dead.
Local reports said that Chalapathi has been arrested by the police.