Indian Man Killed as Rooster Tries to Escape Cockfight – The Daily Beast

An Indian man transporting his rooster to an illegal cockfight died after the bird tried to break free and a blade tied to its claw slashed the owner’s neck, CNN reported. Saripalli Chanavenkateshwaram Rao, 50, was rushed to the hospital but had a fatal stroke. Police spokesman Kranti Kumar said that despite the tragic turn, the cockfight went on as planned. Cockfighting has been illegal in India for decades but is still a popular gambling activity.

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