In a shocking incident, an umpire was killed by a youth for reportedly taking a wrong decision on no-ball during a cricket match in Mahisalanda ground under Choudwar police station on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Lucky Rout and the accused as Muna Rout.
According to sources, an altercation broke out between two teams due to the umpire’s decision. Soon, the situation took a heated turn, as Muna attacked lucky on his head with a bat. As a result Lucky fell unconscious on the spot. But Muna continued the brutal attack and stabbed Lucky with a sharp weapon.
Locals rushed Lucky to hospital soon. However, he was declared brought-dead by doctors there.
Meanwhile, tension escalated in the area following the incident.
On being informed, the local police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter. (Agencies)