Pithampur: It was a violent Rang Panchami celebration here at Akoliya village under Pithampur police station as one person was murdered and another injured after two groups entered into dispute over celebration in the village.

The deceased was identified as Anil, 31, son of Kashi Verma, resident of Akoliya village, while his brother Rambabu Verma was seriously injured after accused Vijay Chouksey, resident of Pithampur stabbed them.

Pithampur police station in charge Satosh Dudhi informed that Anil and his brother Rambabu celebrating festival at their resident when Vijay came to their place and put colour on Anil. Both Vijay and Anil entered into the dispute over this. However, family members and neighbours intervened the matter and separated both of them.

However, few minutes later, Vijay came to place with knife and repeatedly stabbed Anil. Rambabu tried to save his brother, but Vijay attacked on him. Police informed that murder case has been registered against Vijay and search in on.

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