Gurgaon boy killed over cricket match dispute

Gurgaon, Jan 29 (IANS) A boy was Tuesday killed in a brawl during a cricket match here, police said.

Niket Kumar, 21, slit the throat of Ikram Khan, 19, after a dispute arose over an umpiring decision. Both were playing a friendly cricket match in a plot in sector 44 here.

"During the match, a team member of Niket Kumar was allegedly wrongly given out. After a short brawl, he took a meat cutting knife from a nearby shop and slit Ikram Khan's throat," Gaurav Phogat, chief of Sushant Lok police station chief told IANS.

Both hail from Hathin area of Palwal of Haryana and live here with their families.

"The victim died on the spot and the accused was arrested from his house in the colony," he added.

Ikram Khan owned a meat shop and Niket Kumar took the knife from his shop.

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