Cricket turns fatal for Vijayawada youth, murdered with a knife

Cricket turns fatal for Vijayawada youth, murdered with a knife

By: || Updated: 19 Apr 2017 11:22 AM

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Vijayawada: The sport of cricket turned the cause of death for Andhra Pradesh youth, who lost his life on a street in Vijaywada after a debate over the sport turned into blood-shed.  

The incident occurred in Telecom Colony off Mahatma Gandhi Road on Tuesday evening, when fight over a game of cricket on a street here in Andhra Pradesh has led to murder of a youth, police said.

Kiran Kumar, an engineering student, was playing with some children when the ball accidentally hit a woman Devaki Devi.

Kumar immediately apologized for the accident, but the woman's son P. Srikanth reached there, started lashing out at Kumar and picked up an argument.

Soon a scuffle broke out between the two, after which Srikanth went to his house and returned with a knife.

He therafter stabbed Kiran Kumar in his chest, leading to his death.

As per Vijaywada police, the residents told that the two had past enmity. Kiran Kumar had many times raised an objection to Srikanth driving his bike in the colony at a high speed in a rash manner and the two had fights over this various times.

The cops have registered a case against the accused and are investigating the whole matter.

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