State Level Kabaddi Player Shot Over Scoring Dispute


New Delhi : A State level kabaddi player ,18-year-old boy was shot at by a spectator after an argument broke out between the teams over scoring in a local match in southeast Delhi’s Dakshinpuri, according to the Police sources.

The match was being played between the C block and the 20 block team at a park. A dispute arose between the two sides over the score and the mid-line. Both the sides got into an argument and accused each other of not playing a fair game, according to sources.

One of the two men then whipped out a pistol and shot at Avinash, who was playing for the 20 block team, they added. As soon as other people heard the gunshot, they started running here and there. However, someone from the crowd alerted the police who soon arrived on the spot.

Avinash was rushed to Batra Hospital where he has been operated upon and is stable.
Both the assailants have been identified and police teams formed to nab them. Avinash’s family told police that he plays kabaddi at the state level. He stays with his family in 20 block of Dakshinpuri and is a class XI student.