Police said on Sunday that an Indian man was stabbed to death by his own cock after he tied a 3-inch knife to his leg for an illegal cockfight.
According to police in Rotunnur Village, Telangana, 45-year-old Thangulla Satish was stabbed in the groin last week when the bird he had just armed for the fight fluttered in panic.
Police Inspector B. Jeevan said on Sunday: “Satish was hit by a cock knife in his groin and started bleeding,” he revealed that the victim died on the way to the local hospital.
The police are now looking for a dozen other people to participate in organizing this deadly cockfight, warning them that if they are found guilty, they will face up to two years in prison.
The rooster survived, the photo was tied with a rope, pecking grain at the police station, and locally spread on social media.
Jewan said: “We may need to show it in court.”
In combat was banned in India in 1960-two birds fighting with knives or blades until one of them died or escaped.
Despite the nationwide ban, they are still common in the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in southern India. These places are often subject to strong places with large bets. The surveillance of politicians.