Chhatisgarh: Youth dies while playing Kabaddi in Dhamtari district (VIDEO)

During the Kabaddi competition between Kokadi and Patewa villages, Narendra Sahu collapsed when opponents pounced on him and later failed to get up, he said.

Avatar Written by January 21, 2021 21:37

New Delhi: A 22-year-old youth died while playing a district-level Kabaddi competition in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district.

The incident happened during the second session of kabaddi competition, being held at a model school Gangayapalli village of Valluru Mandal, police said.

28-year-old Narendra Sahu, a resident of Kokadi village, had gone to participate in the contest as a part of his village team, the official said.

During the match between Kokadi and Patewa villages, Sahu collapsed when opponents pounced on him and later failed to get up, he said.

The victim was immediately shifted to Kurud hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, he said, adding that an accidental death report was registered in this regard.

“Prima facie, it seems like he died of a head injury. The exact cause of death will be ascertained after post- mortem,” Kurud block medical officer Dr Umashankar Narvratna said.

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