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.