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KOTA: Scuffle between two neighbouring families over loud music claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy at Punniyakhedi village under Kamkheda police station of Jhalawar district on Sunday evening. The two families are related to each other, police said.
A 21-year-old youth allegedly fired with his countrymade pistol and killed the boy on the spot. The accused fled away from the crime spot and is yet to be nabbed, police said. Kamkheda police lodged a murder case against the youth and six others of his family. A scuffle over loud sound of speakers erupted between two neighboring families in Punniyakhedi village on Saturday night, but it was brought under control after sometime following exchange of hot words between the members of two families, Kamkheda SHO Madan Lal said.
On Sunday evening, the key accused, identified as Kamlesh Lodha (21), still irked over last night’s scuffle, rushed to the neighbor’s house with a countrymade pistol and shot a bullet that penetrated through the temple of the boy identified as Jugalkishore Lodha, the SHO said. The accused fled away from the spot after crime and is yet to be nabbed, he added. The boy was rushed to local hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, he said.