Cricket match turns violent in Andhra Pradesh village, one killed

Posted By: PTI

Srikakulam (AP), July 12: A 20-year-old youth was beaten to death during a cricket match near Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, July 11.

The incident took place at Bondilipuram village when two teams were playing cricket at a local ground.

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A quarrel broke out between the two sides which took a violent turn when one of the players, Patta Ajay Kumar, a degree student, was attacked by Pamula Kishore, a rival team member, police said.

Kishore, 21, an engineering student, thrashed Kumar with a bat, leading to his death.

He then fled from the ground, they said. Superintendent of Police A S Khan visited the scene of offence and instructed police to nab the culprit.


Story first published: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 1:45 [IST]
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