Cockfight death India

NEW DELHI, India (KRON) – A man has died in India after fighting with his rooster as the two were on their way to a cockfight.

50-year-old Saripalli Chanavenkateshwaram Rao was hit in the neck with a blade tied to the rooster’s claw on Jan. 15, 2020, CNN reports.

Officials said the man was a regular at local cockfights and was on his way to enter the rooster in a competition when it tried to get away and break free.

Cockfight death India

A police spokesperson told CNN the father of three was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Rao lived in a village in southern India’s Andhra Pradesh state.

Cockfighting has been illegal in India since 1960 but continues to cause problems around the country.


Cockfight death India

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