Uttar Pradesh

Cricket match leads to death of a 15-year-old boy

The Hush Post: It was a cricket match which led to a death of a boy. Fifteen-year-old boy was thrashed to death while four others were seriously injured in Bheekhpur village after a fight over a cricket match, police said.

There was a clash between two groups of Bheekhpur and Sripur villages over a cricket match about a month ago. However, it was resolved after villager elderly intervened.

However, Dharmendra aka Bhola of Sripur was severely beaten up by the rival group on Wednesday, police station in-charge Satyendra Rai confirmed.

Dharmendra received serious injuries and four others who rushed to his rescue were also thrashed. Dharmendra succumbed while being rushed to Varanasi hospital.
A complaint has been registered against seven people and two of them have been arrested.
The incident has led to tension in the area and additional police have been deployed.

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