Man Stoned To Death Following Fight During Cricket Match Near Noida: Cops


Man Stoned To Death Following Fight During Cricket Match Near Noida: Cops

The body sent for post-mortem, police said. (Representational)

A 24-year-old man died after he was allegedly hit on his head with stones by three men following an argument during a cricket match at Noida Extension on Sunday, police said.

The victim, Sumit (24), fell into a drain while trying to escape from the trio but was attacked again, they added.

Police have received a complaint from the family of the victim, who hailed from Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh, and launched a probe, a senior officer said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Noida) Hirdesh Katheriya said the Bisrakh police station officials were alerted in the afternoon about a fight that broke out during a cricket match near Chipiyana village.

“According to the information received, Sumit tried to run away from the attackers but fell into a drain and was assaulted by the trio, who also hit him on his head with stones, leading to his death on the spot,” Katheriya said.

“A complaint has been received from Sumit’s family and further investigation is underway,” the officer added.

An FIR has been lodged against key accused Himanshu and two others at the Bisrakh police station and the body sent for post-mortem, police said. 

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