In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was killed by his friend over a Ludo game, which they were playing on a smartphone in Bengaluru. The deceased was allegedly stabbed after he refused to pay Rs 100 for losing the game.
According to Indian Express, the incident took place in Bengaluru on Friday at around 10.30 pm at HT Line Road in Ilyas Nagar. The deceased was identified as Shekh Milan (32) who hailed from West Bengal. Milan was stabbed to death after he refused to pay Rs 100 for losing the Ludo game to his friends. It is said that the victim himself pressed a red button on the gaming application which led to the game closing abruptly. This made his friend, who was carrying a knife with him, angry. A fight broke out between the duo with the accused stabbing his friend, Hazaresh Killedar, Sub-Inspector at Kumaraswamy Layout police station told the leading daily.
The incident came to light after the suspect called the deceased's wife, Taseen Taj, to inform that her husband has been admitted at the hospital due to some head injuries. According to the FIR, Milan had left home around 8 pm on Friday and did not return till 11 pm when a friend called his wife to inform that Milan was admitted at Jayanagar hospital with some head injuries. Later the victim's wife learnt that her husband was first rushed to RR hospital and was later referred to Jayanagar hospital as he was bleeding profusely. But, in Jayanagar hospital, he was declared brought dead. Police have registered a case in the incident and are further investigating the matter. The police have so far arrested more than two people, reported Indian Express.