Vijayawada youth stabbed after ball hit woman


Vijayawada, April 19: A minor brawl over a game of cricket on a street in Andhra Pradesh turned horrifying after it resulted in murder of a youth, police said.

The murder took place in Telecom Colony off Mahatma Gandhi Road on Tuesday evening.

Police informed that, Kiran Kumar, an engineering student, was playing with some children when the ball accidentally hit a woman Devaki Devi. He apologized for the same but the woman’s son P. Srikanth reached there and picked up an argument.

A scuffle broke out between the two. Srikanth went to his house and returned with a knife. He stabbed Kiran Kumar in his chest, leading to his death.

Police quoted residents as saying 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.

Wefornews Bureau

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