Instagram fight ends in boy's murder, three minors detained in Belagavi

Belagavi, Sep 28 (IANS): In a tragic incident, a fight that started on Instagram led to the murder of a minor boy in Karnataka's Belagavi district, police said on Thursday, adding that three other minor boys have been detained and one person arrested.

The deceased body was identified as 17-year-old Prajwal Sunkada.

The incident had taken place on the evening of September 26 in the limits of Kittur police station.

Police said that deceased Sunkada, a resident of Mallapura village, was active on Instagram. The accused had created a fake account in the name of a girl and were sending messages to Sunkada.

The victim after finding out about this had slammed them and had used bad language against them. Enraged by this, the accused ganged up and quarrelled with Sunkada. Later they attacked Sunkada with machetes. Though he was rushed to the hospital, Sunkada succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

Further investigation is on.


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  • T.Lobo, Bejai

    Fri, Sep 29 2023

    Parents giving sweat and blood to raise children. But children have no Value for parents sacrifice. Please youngster's should know there is no true love or fairytale endings waiting in your DMs. Please study hard work to get good stable job or business. Pray & be decent God will send you your solemate. If he can kill at 17yrs tmw he can very well to heinous crimes. Our DK is being ravaged by evil spirits.

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  • ca girishkk, valencia/m'lore

    Fri, Sep 29 2023

    The result of preaching & breeding Kshatra ideology among Hindus by Manuvadi thugs.., Hindu parents must be aware & beware of FEKU Hinduism proponents.., Time has come to purge FEKU Hinduism ideology by REAL Hindus....,

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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Sep 28 2023

    Horrible.Sad.Show no mercy saying he is minor?If he can kill a person then he is no more minor.Punishment must be given .Never he should dare to do it again.Heartfelt sympathy to the family.This mobile has numerous good and bad effects now on younger generation.May the soul of deceased rest in peace.

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