Palghar: Nigerian killed in tiff over football game, 1 held

Mar 06, 2016, 19:14 IST | IANS

Palghar (Maha): A Nigerian national was today allegedly beaten to death by his compatriot over a dispute during a football game in the district, police said.

"The accused Michal Chukuma had a dispute with the victim Abina Chuku over a football game this morning in Agarwal Nagari of Nalasopara area. In a fit of rage, Chukuma hit Chuku with a broken glass and also attacked him with a sharp object," Assistant Police Inspector Sunil Jadhav of Tulinj police station told PTI. Chuku died on the spot.

Chukuma has been arrested and a case under section 302 (murder) of IPC has been registered and investigations are underway, the officer added.

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