Man killed in drunken brawl

Man killed in drunken brawl

A drunken brawl over a petty issue ended in a murder at Gavipuram in the Hanumanthnagar police limits on Sunday night.

The victim is Deepu, 25, a resident of Sampangiramanagar. He was allegedly murdered by his friend Gangadhar and his four associates. 

The police have launched an operation to arrest them.

Deepu, Gangadhar and his associates went to a bar and restaurant. They came out drunk and Deepu picked a quarrel with Gangadhar over a petty issue after raking up an old matter. Gangadhar took out a knife, stabbed Deepu and fled with his associates.Deepu was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, the police said.

 The victim was a bar bender in JC Nagar. He had moved to Sampangiramnagar recently. He had come to Gavipuram for a local religious festival, the police said.