In a recent development, a 13-year-old minor killed his friend (12) after he refused to pay the amount for which he lost the cricket bet.
The incident took place Daspara area of Liluah in Howrah district of West Bengal where both minor got into a bet over an IPL cricket match. When the victim couldn’t pay the amount the accused allegedly hit him on his head by a heavy brick.
Victim’s father Kanhaiya Paswan said in a statement, “They had bet Rs 250 on the match. My son won the bet and demanded the money. But he (the accused) refused to pay the amount”.
Adding further to this he said, “He then brought my son to a nearby garden and beat him up mercilessly. He then smashed my son’s head with a brick. My son became senseless. Then he throttled him”.
However, it was further learnt the accused tried to hide the body with bricks and bushes inside the jungle area in Daspara area.