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Hyderabad: 14-year-old Faizan punched by 11-year-old cousin, died in Old City

Hyderabad: 14-year-old Faizan punched by 11-year-old cousin, died in Old City

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident occurred in Mirchowk, a boy died after struggling for his life for five days after he was punched by his cousin. 14-year-old, Faizan Bin Khalid collapsed in his house after his 11-year-old cousin punched him. He was rushed to Esra hospital where doctors said he went into a coma.

The fight between the boys took place on February 6, at their house in Panjesha area.

The younger cousin teased Faizan for losing a Ludo game to which prompted him to start a fight. According to doctors the boy suffered a cardiac arrest in the early morning on Sunday. A case has been booked against the boy for culpable homicide under IPC 304.

According t police sources, when Faizan lost the game, his younger cousin started teasing him. Faizan slapped him. In retaliation, the younger cousin hit back.

The doctors, who treated him, are unable to ascertain the cause behind the boy going into the coma. Doctors at Esra hospital are not willing to disclose the details.