A man was critically injured after he was allegedly attacked with sticks following a dispute during a cricket match betting in Andhra Pradesh on Monday night.
A man was critically injured after he was allegedly attacked with sticks following a dispute during a cricket match betting in Polipally in Andhra Pradesh’s Vishakhapatnam district on Monday night.
By Abdul Basheer: A man from Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam sustained critical injuries in a brawl that broke out over a betting session on Monday night. The tiff purportedly broke out after five persons from Polipally village, including the victim, failed to agree on a bet placed over a cricket match. Locals said the bets went up to Rs 5,000.
The incident, which was caught on camera, shows two men hitting the man on his head with rods even as bystanders rushed to his aid.
Police have registered a case under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) and 34(common intention) of the IPC. Two persons have been arrested while two are on the run. An investigation into the case is underway.
The victim was hospitalised and was yet to gain consciousness till the time this report was filed. Doctors said the chances of the man’s survival are very slim.