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Navi Mumbai: 3 injured in fight over cricket match; FIR against 5

01:08 PM Jan 19, 2021 | PTI

Thane: Three persons have been injured after being allegedly beaten up by members of a rival team following a dispute over a local cricket match in Navi Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Sunday in Kalamboli area and based on a complaint filed by the victims, the police registered an FIR against five persons on Monday, an official from Kalamboli police station said.

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A team of a local corporator won the cricket match played on Sunday. However, the winning and losing teams had a heated argument after the match and came to blows. Later, around 10 pm, some members of the team which lost the match went to a medical store owned by three brothers, who were part of the winning team, and allegedly beat up the latter, the official said.

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The accused also allegedly abused the victims and threatened them with dire consequences, he said. The three brothers received severe injuries and were admitted to a hospital, the official said. Based on their complaint, the police registered a case under various Indian Penal Code sections, including 307 (attempt to murder), against five persons, he said, adding that no arrest has been made so far.

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